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: Modes of Transportation
In the Patterson St / W 12Th St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
26.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
98.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, in the Patterson St / W 12Th St neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 17.5%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 97.2% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, the Patterson St / W 12Th St neighborhood has one of the highest
concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.2%
of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce
more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they
become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in
this particular Newport neighborhood.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Patterson St / W 12Th St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods
The Patterson St / W 12Th St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (65.3%) than found in
96.9% 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, the Patterson St / W 12Th St neighborhood is unique for having just
4.7% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 96.4% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
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 Patterson St / W 12Th St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, 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 Patterson St / W 12Th St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 85.6% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Patterson St / W 12Th St neighborhood has more
Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry.