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: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the W Willow St / Bossier St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.3%
of the adult residents in the W Willow St / Bossier St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the W Willow St / Bossier St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 97.7% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 60.0% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
Also, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the W Willow St / Bossier St neighborhood has more single mother
households than 95.9% 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Willow St / Bossier St neighborhood has more
African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.
W Willow St / Bossier St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
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
W Willow St / Bossier St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
8.2% 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 95.2%
of all neighborhoods in America.