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: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the E Galena Blvd / S State St
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
49.4% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 99.3% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the E Galena Blvd / S State St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
27.3% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Galena Blvd / S State St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 78.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
E Galena Blvd / S State St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 83.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.9% of all U.S. 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.
What is interesting to note, is that the E Galena Blvd / S State St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(50.5%) than are found in 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the E Galena Blvd / S State St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 63.1% of the residential real estate in the E Galena Blvd / S State St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.2% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.0%
of the adult residents in the E Galena Blvd / S State St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.