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 Santa Monica,
the Idaho Ave / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Idaho Ave / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood has more
Hungarian and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 3.7% have Armenian ancestry.
Idaho Ave / Lincoln Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% 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 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character
and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America,
has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 56.5%. This
is a higher percent living alone than we found in 98.7% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals
to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.
In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 74.3% of the adults living in the
Idaho Ave / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
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 5.4% of residents in
the Idaho Ave / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 66.4% of the workforce
in the Idaho Ave / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 96.8% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Idaho Ave / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.6% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 26,599 people per square mile living here.
In addition, the Idaho Ave / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 92.2% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Idaho Ave / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 86.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 98.2% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, 84.4% of the real estate in the Idaho Ave / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.