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
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
W North Ave / Mcculloh St (30.0%) than in 99.4% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 17.7% of the
W North Ave / Mcculloh St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.1% of America's
Finally, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 3.7% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in
America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly
neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the
W North Ave / Mcculloh St neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W North Ave / Mcculloh St neighborhood has more
African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 24.9% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the W North Ave / Mcculloh St neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (53.4%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
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 W North Ave / Mcculloh St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the W North Ave / Mcculloh 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, 59.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 40.5% of the residential real estate vacant, the W North Ave / Mcculloh St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 97.3% 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, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The W North Ave / Mcculloh St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 71.2% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
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 W North Ave / Mcculloh St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
32.5% 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: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
W North Ave / Mcculloh St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
8.1% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.1%
of all neighborhoods in America.