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: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, a unique characteristic about the people in the Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW
neighborhood is that a majority of them are young, single professionals.
In fact, there are more young, single professionals in this one community
than 97.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S. Here you'll
find an active nightlife nearby with lots of opportunities to flirt
and find romance.
In addition to being an excellent choice for young, single professionals, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 70.3% of the adults living in the
Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.5%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood has more
Eastern European and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 4.8% have African ancestry.
Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.8% 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 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 37.8%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.2% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, 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 Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 5.8% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Finally, in the Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood, 33.4% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 97.7% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood buck
53.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 71.8% of the workforce
in the Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 98.5% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
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 Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 14.6% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW
In the Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 96.9% 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 99.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, the Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd 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 93.7% 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.
Also of note, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood. A whopping 69.3% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Finally, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Massachusetts Ave NW / 3rd St NW neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 91.7%, which is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.