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 Honolulu,
the N Beretania St / Nuuanu Ave 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 N Beretania St / Nuuanu Ave neighborhood has more
Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 70.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry.
N Beretania St / Nuuanu Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 N Beretania St / Nuuanu Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(54.0%) than are found in 98.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the N Beretania St / Nuuanu 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 25.8%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.4% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(17.5% ride the bus) than 96.0% 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: Real Estate
The N Beretania St / Nuuanu Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 42,018 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.2% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, the N Beretania St / Nuuanu 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 98.8% 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 N Beretania St / Nuuanu Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 97.7% 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 99.7% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the N Beretania St / Nuuanu Ave stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 90.4% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 1.8% of employed workers living in the
N Beretania St / Nuuanu Ave neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 96.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Furthermore, from major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the N Beretania St / Nuuanu Ave
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.5% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the most interesting things about the N Beretania St / Nuuanu Ave
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 48.9% 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
96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.