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 most interesting things about the North Ave NE / Glen Iris Dr NE
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 56.0% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the North Ave NE / Glen Iris Dr NE neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (68.9%) than found in
97.7% 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the North Ave NE / Glen Iris Dr NE neighborhood has more
Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry.
North Ave NE / Glen Iris Dr NE is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the North Ave NE / Glen Iris Dr NE neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 3.9% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the North Ave NE / Glen Iris Dr NE 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 81.8% 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 North Ave NE / Glen Iris Dr NE neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 67.4% 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 95.3% of all neighborhoods in America.