Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in New Orleans,
the N Galvez St / Touro St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 N Galvez St / Touro St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 99.0% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the N Galvez St / Touro St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
26.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(19.5% ride the bus) than 96.8% 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: People
One of the unique characteristics of the N Galvez St / Touro St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods
The N Galvez St / Touro St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (65.0%) than found in
96.8% 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Galvez St / Touro St neighborhood has more
African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.
N Galvez St / Touro St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the N Galvez St / Touro St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
22.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the N Galvez St / Touro St neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 33.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.