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 Hialeah,
the W 68th St / W 12Th Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W 68th St / W 12Th Ave neighborhood has more
Cuban and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 75.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 9.9% have South American ancestry.
W 68th St / W 12Th Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 95.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.8% of all 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 W 68th St / W 12Th Ave
More residents of the W 68th St / W 12Th Ave neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
What is interesting to note, is that the W 68th St / W 12Th Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(73.1%) than are found in 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 W 68th St / W 12Th Ave neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 23.8% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.4% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the W 68th St / W 12Th Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 70.4% 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 95.8% of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The W 68th St / W 12Th Ave neighborhood stands out within Florida
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 10%
of college-friendly places to live in FL.