The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Parnassus Ave / Stanyan St neighborhood is wealthier than 95.8%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Parnassus Ave / Stanyan St also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Parnassus Ave / Stanyan St neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 83.1% 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
99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, the first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 3.7% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in
America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly
neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the
Parnassus Ave / Stanyan St neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
Finally, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the
theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner,
than you're in good company with the people of the Parnassus Ave / Stanyan St
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 95.6% of neighborhoods across the
country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own.
They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes,
cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates
live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big
city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial
patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you,
than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Parnassus Ave / Stanyan St
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals and highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 73.6% of the workforce
in the Parnassus Ave / Stanyan St neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 98.9% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Parnassus Ave / Stanyan St neighborhood has more
Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry.
Parnassus Ave / Stanyan St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.2% of residents in
the Parnassus Ave / Stanyan St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, in the Parnassus Ave / Stanyan St neighborhood, 14.6% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 95.4% of the
neighborhoods in America.