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: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
South Deering neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
13.6% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the South Deering neighborhood has more
Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the South Deering neighborhood has more single mother
households than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the South Deering
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 96.1% of the neighborhoods
The South Deering neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (69.1%) than found in
97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.1%
of the adult residents in the South Deering neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(23.8% ride the bus) than 98.0% 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: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the South Deering
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
39.8% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 95.7% of American neighborhoods.