When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Armitage Ave / N Richmond St neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry.
W Armitage Ave / N Richmond St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 56.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the W Armitage Ave / N Richmond St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 23,053 people per square mile living here. 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 W Armitage Ave / N Richmond St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the W Armitage Ave / N Richmond St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 59.5% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The W Armitage Ave / N Richmond St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 82.5% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.4% of residents in
the W Armitage Ave / N Richmond St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Finally, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 17.5% of the
W Armitage Ave / N Richmond St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.0% of America's
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 2.4% of residents living with a same sex partner,
W Armitage Ave / N Richmond St is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.