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: Diversity
Did you know that the Armory St / Stafford St neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 69.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 3.4% have Dominican ancestry.
Armory St / Stafford St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 66.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The Armory St / Stafford St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.7% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The Armory St / Stafford St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (79.7%) than found in
99.2% 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.
In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Armory St / Stafford St neighborhood about it; they already know. 24.1%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
Also, the Armory St / Stafford St neighborhood is unique for having just
3.9% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 97.3% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(16.3% ride the bus) than 95.4% 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: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Armory St / Stafford St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 95.1% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Armory St / Stafford St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 95.2%, which is higher than 98.3% 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.