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 Broad St / Capitol Ave neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 65.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 5.8% have African ancestry.
Broad St / Capitol Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 66.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The Broad St / Capitol Ave neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.2% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.7%)
living in the Broad St / Capitol Ave neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Broad St / Capitol Ave neighborhood buck
36.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(21.9% ride the bus) than 97.5% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Also, more people in Broad St / Capitol Ave choose to walk to work each day
(15.4%) 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.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Broad St / Capitol Ave neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 97.1% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 92.8% of the real estate in the Broad St / Capitol Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Broad St / Capitol Ave neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 43.5% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.0% of America's neighborhoods.