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: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Belvidere St / Huntington Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, an extraordinary 31.6% of the residents of the
Belvidere St / Huntington Ave neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Also, if you're looking for an active nightlife with lots of opportunities to
flirt and find romance, then you probably won't have to go too far
from the Belvidere St / Huntington Ave neighborhood to find it. Only
1.7% of the neighborhoods in the country have a larger
proportion of young, single professionals. The nightlife may not be
reminiscent of a "Sex and the City" episode, but the people who live
here find friendship, romance, fun, and socializing readily available.
In addition to being an excellent choice for young, single professionals, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
Finally, 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: 48.3%. This
is a higher percent living alone than we found in 96.2% 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Belvidere St / Huntington Ave neighborhood has more
Arab and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 7.8% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Belvidere St / Huntington Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Belvidere St / Huntington Ave choose to walk to work each day
(27.7%) 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, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 34.4% of the
Belvidere St / Huntington Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.8% of America's
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Belvidere St / Huntington Ave
In the Belvidere St / Huntington Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 98.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Belvidere St / Huntington Ave neighborhood buck
46.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Belvidere St / Huntington Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 41,817 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.2% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 Belvidere St / Huntington Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, the Belvidere St / Huntington Ave 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 89.9% 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, the real estate in the Belvidere St / Huntington Ave neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 85.1% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.9% of American neighborhoods.
Also of note, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Belvidere St / Huntington Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 92.0%, which is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 65.1% of the workforce
in the Belvidere St / Huntington Ave neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 96.2% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.