Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in San Francisco,
the Page St / Masonic Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Page St / Masonic Ave neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Page St / Masonic Ave community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Page St / Masonic Ave neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 73.6% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, if you're looking for an active nightlife with lots of opportunities to
flirt and find romance, then you probably won't have to go too far
from the Page St / Masonic Ave neighborhood to find it. Only
3.4% of the neighborhoods in the country have a larger
proportion of young, single professionals. The nightlife may not be
reminiscent of a "Sex and the City" episode, but the people who live
here find friendship, romance, fun, and socializing readily available.
In addition to being an excellent choice for young, single professionals, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Page St / Masonic Ave neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 13.1% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(29.4% ride the bus) than 98.9% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Finally, more people in Page St / Masonic Ave choose to walk to work each day
(11.9%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Page St / Masonic Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 38,257 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.9% of the nation's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The Page St / Masonic Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 78.8% of the residential real estate in the Page St / Masonic Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.2% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Page St / Masonic Ave neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
46.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Page St / Masonic Ave neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 5.7% have Russian ancestry.
Page St / Masonic Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Page St / Masonic Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
96.1% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 64.9%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.