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 N Bradford St / E Preston St neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 46.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
N Bradford St / E Preston St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(29.1% ride the bus) than 98.9% 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
Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
N Bradford St / E Preston St (20.9%) than in 95.7% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 98.3%
of the adult residents in the N Bradford St / E Preston St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the N Bradford St / E Preston St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 95.1% of the neighborhoods
The N Bradford St / E Preston St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (61.8%) than found in
95.9% 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: 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 Bradford St / E Preston St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
42.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Bradford St / E Preston St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 97.5% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
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 N Bradford St / E Preston St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the N Bradford St / E Preston St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 86.6% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 0.1% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Furthermore, despite all of the residential real estate here in the N Bradford St / E Preston St neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 48.8%, which is higher than 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also of note, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 64.0% of the residential real estate in the N Bradford St / E Preston St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.4% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.