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 first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 6.5% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.8% 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
Dukes Ln / Kalakaua Ave neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
In addition, an extraordinary 40.8% of the residents of the
Dukes Ln / Kalakaua Ave neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Dukes Ln / Kalakaua 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 38.8%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.2% 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
(18.8% ride the bus) than 96.6% 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: 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 Dukes Ln / Kalakaua Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Dukes Ln / Kalakaua Ave neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (51.3%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Furthermore, with 1.2% of employed workers living in the
Dukes Ln / Kalakaua Ave neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 95.4% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Dukes Ln / Kalakaua Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 44,568 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.3% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, the Dukes Ln / Kalakaua 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 97.3% 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, the real estate in the Dukes Ln / Kalakaua Ave 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, 97.1% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.6% of American neighborhoods.
Also of note, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Dukes Ln / Kalakaua 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 45.1%, which is higher than 98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Dukes Ln / Kalakaua Ave neighborhood has more
Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 34.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry.
Dukes Ln / Kalakaua Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.6% 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: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Dukes Ln / Kalakaua Ave neighborhood buck
35.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.