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
Executives, managers and professionals make up 80.5% of the workforce
in the Massachusetts Ave / Prospect St neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 14.2% of residents in
the Massachusetts Ave / Prospect St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
99.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 31.5% of the
Massachusetts Ave / Prospect St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.6% of America's
Finally, in the Massachusetts Ave / Prospect 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 16.1%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 96.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Massachusetts Ave / Prospect St neighborhood has more
Croatian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 1.7% have Eastern European ancestry.
Massachusetts Ave / Prospect St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% 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 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the Massachusetts Ave / Prospect St neighborhood, where 37.2% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 97.6%
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 Massachusetts Ave / Prospect St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
32.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Massachusetts Ave / Prospect St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 27,725 people per square mile living here. 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 Massachusetts Ave / Prospect St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Massachusetts Ave / Prospect St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 74.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America.