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 New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
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 90.9% of the adults living in the
New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
In addition, of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW 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
New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW 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: 62.9%. This
is a higher percent living alone than we found in 99.5% 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, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the
theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner,
than you're in good company with the people of the New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 98.2% of neighborhoods across the
country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own.
They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes,
cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates
live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big
city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial
patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you,
than you'll certainly feel right at home in the New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
99.6% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 78.5%
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 New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 18.9% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW choose to walk to work each day
(43.8%) 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.
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.4% of residents in
the New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Finally, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 23.5% of the
New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.9% 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 New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
56.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 45,678 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.4% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th 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 94.3% 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.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 82.9% 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 97.7% of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW neighborhood has more
Scottish and Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 1.3% have Spanish ancestry.
New Hampshire Ave NW / 18th St NW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.