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: People
One of the unique characteristics of the South St / S Deleon Ave
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 98.0% of the neighborhoods
The South St / S Deleon Ave neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (69.6%) than found in
97.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
In addition, the South St / S Deleon Ave neighborhood is unique for having just
4.6% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 96.5% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
South St / S Deleon Ave neighborhood about it; they already know. 19.3%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
South St / S Deleon Ave (24.1%) than in 97.9% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.0% of residents in
the South St / S Deleon Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
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 South St / S Deleon Ave
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 97.8% of all American 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.
In the South St / S Deleon Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 96.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the South St / S Deleon Ave neighborhood has more
Haitian and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 7.5% have Puerto Rican ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the South St / S Deleon Ave neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 40.1%, which is higher than 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.