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 S Homan Ave / W 26th St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 96.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
S Homan Ave / W 26th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 92.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the S Homan Ave / W 26th St
neighborhood than in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The S Homan Ave / W 26th St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 29,282 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.0% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 S Homan Ave / W 26th 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 S Homan Ave / W 26th 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 71.4% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, 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 80.5% of the residential real estate in the S Homan Ave / W 26th St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.4% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the S Homan Ave / W 26th St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
26.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
98.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(15.5% ride the bus) than 95.0% 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: 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 S Homan Ave / W 26th St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(47.8%) than are found in 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.9%
of the adult residents in the S Homan Ave / W 26th St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.