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 NW 20th St / NW 14th Ave neighborhood has more
Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 41.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry.
NW 20th St / NW 14th Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 73.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.8% 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 NW 20th St / NW 14th Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(65.5%) than are found in 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
An interesting characteristic about the NW 20th St / NW 14th Ave neighborhood
is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.0%
of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of
incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the
country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely
high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile
detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion
of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.
In addition, the NW 20th St / NW 14th Ave neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 98.8% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the NW 20th St / NW 14th Ave neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
25.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, in the NW 20th St / NW 14th Ave neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 11.8%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 95.0% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the NW 20th St / NW 14th Ave
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
40.9% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 96.5% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the NW 20th St / NW 14th 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 97.4% 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, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the NW 20th St / NW 14th Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 95.2% 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 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the NW 20th St / NW 14th Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 94.5%, which is higher than 98.1% 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.