Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Duluth,
the W Skyline Pky / W 8th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Skyline Pky / W 8th St neighborhood has more
Finnish and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 7.7% have Native American ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the unique characteristics of the W Skyline Pky / W 8th St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 95.1% of the neighborhoods
The W Skyline Pky / W 8th St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (69.5%) than found in
97.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
W Skyline Pky / W 8th St neighborhood about it; they already know. 21.6%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.1%
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, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the W Skyline Pky / W 8th St neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 89% of the neighborhoods in
MN. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the W Skyline Pky / W 8th 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 15.3%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 96.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 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 58.8% of the residential real estate in the W Skyline Pky / W 8th St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.0% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.