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 Biscayne Blvd / NE 25th St 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 Biscayne Blvd / NE 25th St neighborhood has more
South American and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 13.5% have Cuban ancestry.
Biscayne Blvd / NE 25th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 65.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.6% 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.
In the Biscayne Blvd / NE 25th St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 95.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
What is also interesting to note, is that the Biscayne Blvd / NE 25th St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(55.5%) than are found in 98.7% of all U.S. 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 Biscayne Blvd / NE 25th St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 97.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(18.1% ride the bus) than 96.3% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Also, in the Biscayne Blvd / NE 25th St 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 12.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 95.5% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 2.0% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Biscayne Blvd / NE 25th St is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the real estate in the Biscayne Blvd / NE 25th St 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, 80.4% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.3% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, 89.2% of the real estate in the Biscayne Blvd / NE 25th St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Also of note, the Biscayne Blvd / NE 25th 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 83.7% 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.
Finally, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Biscayne Blvd / NE 25th St neighborhood's real estate landscape than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 51.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.