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: Diversity
Did you know that the Ocean Park Blvd / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood has more
Canadian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 7.0% have Russian ancestry.
Ocean Park Blvd / Lincoln Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Ocean Park Blvd / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 14.9% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 98.3% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Also, more people in Ocean Park Blvd / Lincoln Blvd choose to walk to work each day
(16.0%) 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.
Finally, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.8% of residents in
the Ocean Park Blvd / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Ocean Park Blvd / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
97.0% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 67.0%
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.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Ocean Park Blvd / Lincoln Blvd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
13.8% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Ocean Park Blvd / Lincoln Blvd neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 90% of the neighborhoods in
CA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.