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: Modes of Transportation
In the N 21st Ave / C St NW neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
39.3% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the N 21st Ave / C St NW neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 28.7% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.6% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the N 21st Ave / C St NW
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
45.0% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 98.4% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N 21st Ave / C St NW neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 75.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
N 21st Ave / C St NW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 56.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The N 21st Ave / C St NW neighborhood is unique for having just
5.0% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 96.0% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
N 21st Ave / C St NW neighborhood about it; they already know. 19.4%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.6%
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.