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: Occupations
The Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
99.9% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 83.4%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 26.0% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The rate of college educated adults in the Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 91.0% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE 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
Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
Also, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character
and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America,
has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 50.6%. This
is a higher percent living alone than we found in 97.2% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals
to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.
Finally, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 2.8% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of District of Columbia.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and young, single professionals.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 9.7% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, more people in Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE choose to walk to work each day
(35.6%) 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.
Finally, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 28.1% of the
Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.3% of America's
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE neighborhood has more
Eastern European and British ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 1.7% have British ancestry.
Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.6% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 22,218 people per square mile living here. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE neighborhood could be your paradise. With 31.1% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 3.1% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 76.1% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Constitution Ave NE / 4th St NE neighborhood buck
31.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.