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
The Northside Dr NW / Simpson St NW neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (83.3%) than found in
99.5% 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 first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 4.0% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in
America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly
neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the
Northside Dr NW / Simpson St NW neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Northside Dr NW / Simpson St NW neighborhood has more
African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 17.8% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Northside Dr NW / Simpson St NW neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
22.9% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, in the Northside Dr NW / Simpson St NW neighborhood, 15.4% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 95.6% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Finally, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(15.8% ride the bus) than 95.2% 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
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Northside Dr NW / Simpson St NW neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
26.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 94.0% of the real estate in the Northside Dr NW / Simpson St NW neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Northside Dr NW / Simpson St NW neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 66.3% 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 95.1% of all neighborhoods in America.