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
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
13Th St / Champa St 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
13Th St / Champa St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, one of the most interesting things about the 13Th St / Champa St
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 64.9% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the 13Th St / Champa St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
22.1% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the 13Th St / Champa St neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 53.1%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.7% of residents in
the 13Th St / Champa St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
95.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the 13Th St / Champa St
In the 13Th St / Champa St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 98.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the 13Th St / Champa St neighborhood buck
28.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 13Th St / Champa St neighborhood has more
Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.
13Th St / Champa St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the 13Th St / Champa St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 98.3% 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 99.8% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, the 13Th St / Champa St 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 92.8% 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.