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 1st St / SW 17th Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 SW 1st St / SW 17th Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(74.1%) than are found in 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the SW 1st St / SW 17th Ave neighborhood has more
Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 34.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry.
SW 1st St / SW 17th Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 95.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the unique characteristics of the SW 1st St / SW 17th Ave
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 98.7% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the SW 1st St / SW 17th Ave
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 97.2% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The SW 1st St / SW 17th Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 30,106 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.1% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, the SW 1st St / SW 17th Ave 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, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the SW 1st St / SW 17th Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 95.4%, which is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Also of note, the real estate in the SW 1st St / SW 17th Ave 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, 83.0% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.7% of American neighborhoods.