Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Washington,
the Georgia Ave NW / Geranium St NW neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 5.0% of employed workers living in the
Georgia Ave NW / Geranium St NW neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 98.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Furthermore, the Georgia Ave NW / Geranium St NW neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 98.1% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 22.5% of the
Georgia Ave NW / Geranium St NW neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.7% of America's
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 Georgia Ave NW / Geranium St NW neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
32.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Georgia Ave NW / Geranium St NW neighborhood has more
Dominican and British ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 1.9% have British ancestry.
Georgia Ave NW / Geranium St NW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.0% 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 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Georgia Ave NW / Geranium St NW neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 27.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.