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 Miami,
the SW 154th Ave / SW 153rd Pl 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 SW 154th Ave / SW 153rd Pl neighborhood has more
Cuban and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 49.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 24.8% have South American ancestry.
SW 154th Ave / SW 153rd Pl is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 95.2% 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
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
What is interesting to note, is that the SW 154th Ave / SW 153rd Pl
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(72.2%) than are found in 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the SW 154th Ave / SW 153rd Pl neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 27,635 people per square mile living here.
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the SW 154th Ave / SW 153rd Pl stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 99.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Furthermore, the SW 154th Ave / SW 153rd Pl 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 86.1% 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, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the SW 154th Ave / SW 153rd Pl neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 66.7% 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 95.2% of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
SW 154th Ave / SW 153rd Pl neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 4.3% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Florida.