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: Diversity
Did you know that the Largo neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 13.0% have African ancestry.
Largo is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.6% 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 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Largo neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 16.1% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 19.5% of the
Largo neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.3% of America's
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 2.1% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Largo is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Largo 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, 67.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Largo stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 80.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.