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 W Okeechobee Rd / W 28th St neighborhood has more
Cuban and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 89.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 0.8% have Brazilian ancestry.
W Okeechobee Rd / W 28th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 94.5% 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
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
What is interesting to note, is that the W Okeechobee Rd / W 28th St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(84.8%) than are found in 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the W Okeechobee Rd / W 28th St
neighborhood than in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: People
The W Okeechobee Rd / W 28th St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 98.6% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the W Okeechobee Rd / W 28th St neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 12.5% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 96.8% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the W Okeechobee Rd / W 28th St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 22,455 people per square mile living here.
In addition, the W Okeechobee Rd / W 28th St 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 92.6% 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, 93.2% of the real estate in the W Okeechobee Rd / W 28th St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Also of note, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the W Okeechobee Rd / W 28th St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 67.6% 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 95.3% of all neighborhoods in America.