When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Hartford Seminary / Farmington Ave neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 4.0% have Portuguese ancestry.
Hartford Seminary / Farmington Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the most interesting things about the Hartford Seminary / Farmington Ave
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 50.7% 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
97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Hartford Seminary / Farmington Ave
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
13.1% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Hartford Seminary / Farmington Ave 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 87% of the neighborhoods in
CT. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 90.1% of the real estate in the Hartford Seminary / Farmington Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, the real estate in the Hartford Seminary / Farmington Ave neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 73.4% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.3% of American neighborhoods.
Also of note, the Hartford Seminary / Farmington Ave 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 82.0% 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.