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 NE 18th Ave / NE Miami Gardens Dr neighborhood has more
South American and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 15.3% have Cuban ancestry.
NE 18th Ave / NE Miami Gardens Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 NE 18th Ave / NE Miami Gardens Dr
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(59.8%) than are found in 99.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the NE 18th Ave / NE Miami Gardens Dr neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (51.3%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note, 66.5% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, an extraordinary 12.2% of the residents of the
NE 18th Ave / NE Miami Gardens Dr neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the NE 18th Ave / NE Miami Gardens Dr neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 90% of the neighborhoods in
FL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The NE 18th Ave / NE Miami Gardens Dr neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 30,719 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.2% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, the NE 18th Ave / NE Miami Gardens Dr 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 96.7% 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, the real estate in the NE 18th Ave / NE Miami Gardens Dr neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 94.0% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.1% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.