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: 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 91.8% of the adults living in the
W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
In addition, in a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
Also, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character
and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America,
has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 54.6%. This
is a higher percent living alone than we found in 98.4% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals
to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.
Finally, a unique characteristic about the people in the W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St
neighborhood is that a majority of them are young, single professionals.
In fact, there are more young, single professionals in this one community
than 96.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S. Here you'll
find an active nightlife nearby with lots of opportunities to flirt
and find romance.
In addition to being an excellent choice for young, single professionals, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St choose to walk to work each day
(47.7%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Also, in the W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St neighborhood, 14.8% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 95.5% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 77.5% of the workforce
in the W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St neighborhood has more
Asian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 39.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 2.0% have Ukrainian ancestry.
W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% 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 W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St neighborhood buck
46.8% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.8% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
What is also interesting to note, is that the W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(45.1%) than are found in 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 28,591 people per square mile living here.
In addition, the W Jackson Blvd / S Canal 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 98.8% 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.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the W Jackson Blvd / S Canal St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 97.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 99.7% of all neighborhoods in America.