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 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the unique characteristics of the E Oliver St / N Broadway
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 95.4% of the neighborhoods
Also of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
E Oliver St / N Broadway neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
E Oliver St / N Broadway community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The E Oliver St / N Broadway
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
E Oliver St / N Broadway neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
14.1% 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 99.2%
of all neighborhoods in America.
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 E Oliver St / N Broadway neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
46.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Oliver St / N Broadway neighborhood has more
African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the E Oliver St / N Broadway neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (57.2%) 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
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 E Oliver St / N Broadway 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 E Oliver St / N Broadway neighborhood could be your paradise. With 86.0% 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 E Oliver St / N Broadway 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 55.7%, which is higher than 99.1% 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 81.8% of the residential real estate in the E Oliver St / N Broadway neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.5% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.