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 Massachusetts Ave NW / 39th St NW neighborhood has more
Croatian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 2.0% have Lebanese ancestry.
Massachusetts Ave NW / 39th St NW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the most interesting things about the Massachusetts Ave NW / 39th St NW
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 65.8% 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
99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Massachusetts Ave NW / 39th St NW neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 84.7% 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
99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would
purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them
regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets
to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't
do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy
and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in
the Massachusetts Ave NW / 39th St NW neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 97.9% of neighborhoods
across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane
tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy,
educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or
not they live in or near a big city.
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
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 Massachusetts Ave NW / 39th St NW neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 17.3% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, executives, managers and professionals make up 68.2% of the workforce
in the Massachusetts Ave NW / 39th St NW neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Massachusetts Ave NW / 39th St NW neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 21,761 people per square mile living here.
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Massachusetts Ave NW / 39th St NW neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 92.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 98.9% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, the Massachusetts Ave NW / 39th St NW 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 91.0% 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.