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
One of the unique characteristics of the E Madison St / Ensor St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 99.6% of the neighborhoods
Also of note, 65.6% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
E Madison St / Ensor St neighborhood about it; they already know. 24.3%
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 E Madison St / Ensor St neighborhood is unique for having just
4.4% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 96.8% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(37.2% ride the bus) than 99.5% 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, in the E Madison St / Ensor 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 31.4%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the E Madison St / Ensor St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
65.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 E Madison St / Ensor St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the E Madison St / Ensor St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 23,505 people per square mile living here.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the E Madison St / Ensor 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, 68.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, 93.6% of the real estate in the E Madison St / Ensor St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.