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 Stockton,
the S Airport Way / E 8th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
S Airport Way / E 8th St neighborhood about it; they already know. 27.1%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.1%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, the S Airport Way / E 8th St neighborhood is unique for having just
3.0% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 98.1% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, one of the unique characteristics of the S Airport Way / E 8th St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 95.6% of the neighborhoods
Also of note, 69.4% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the S Airport Way / E 8th St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
24.5% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
S Airport Way / E 8th St neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 7.0%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Airport Way / E 8th St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 68.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.