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
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
U of the District of Columbia / Yuma 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
U of the District of Columbia / Yuma St NW community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, 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 88.1% of the adults living in the
U of the District of Columbia / Yuma St NW neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Also, 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 U of the District of Columbia / Yuma St NW
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 99.3% 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 U of the District of Columbia / Yuma St NW
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees, families with school-aged children and young, single professionals.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The U of the District of Columbia / Yuma St NW neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
99.9% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 85.7%
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 U of the District of Columbia / Yuma St NW neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 99.0% 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: Diversity
Did you know that the U of the District of Columbia / Yuma St NW neighborhood has more
Romanian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 2.2% have Eastern European ancestry.
U of the District of Columbia / Yuma St NW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 48.3% of the
U of the District of Columbia / Yuma St NW neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 98.6% of America's
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the U of the District of Columbia / Yuma St NW neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
27.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.