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
Do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 81.0% of the adults living in the
W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.1%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
In addition, one of the most interesting things about the W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 52.1% 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
97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would
purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them
regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets
to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't
do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy
and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in
the W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 96.7% of neighborhoods
across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane
tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy,
educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or
not they live in or near a big city.
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St neighborhood has more
Spanish and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry and 1.2% have Croatian ancestry.
W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 47.5% of the
W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 98.6% of America's
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.2% of residents in
the W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 71.7% of the workforce
in the W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 98.5% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St
In the W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 98.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
40.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 35,258 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.7% of the nation's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, the real estate in the W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St 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, 77.9% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.0% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, the W Belmont Ave / N Halsted St 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 83.8% 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.