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: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the S Monroe St / Frederick Ave neighborhood buck
45.5% 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
Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the S Monroe St / Frederick Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
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 S Monroe St / Frederick Ave neighborhood could be your paradise. With 70.1% 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 0.5% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 35.6% of the residential real estate vacant, the S Monroe St / Frederick Ave neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
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 75.6% of the residential real estate in the S Monroe St / Frederick Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.9% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: People
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.5%)
living in the S Monroe St / Frederick Ave neighborhood.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the S Monroe St / Frederick Ave
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 95.6% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.