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 Minneapolis,
the Hennepin Ave / Harmon Pl neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Hennepin Ave / Harmon Pl 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
Hennepin Ave / Harmon Pl community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Hennepin Ave / Harmon Pl
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 70.1% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 66.9% of the adults living in the
Hennepin Ave / Harmon Pl neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.3%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Hennepin Ave / Harmon Pl choose to walk to work each day
(37.8%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 6.9% of residents in
the Hennepin Ave / Harmon Pl neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
98.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Hennepin Ave / Harmon Pl neighborhood has more
Norwegian and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 7.4% have Swedish ancestry.
Hennepin Ave / Harmon Pl is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Hennepin Ave / Harmon Pl neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
98.4% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 71.6%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Hennepin Ave / Harmon Pl neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 96.9% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Furthermore, the real estate in the Hennepin Ave / Harmon Pl neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 95.1% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.2% of American neighborhoods.