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 revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(26.9% ride the bus) than 98.5% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.7% of residents in
the Nicollet Ave / W 27th St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
Nicollet Ave / W 27th St has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 98.4% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
In the Nicollet Ave / W 27th St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 98.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Nicollet Ave / W 27th St neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 8.0% have Norwegian ancestry.
Nicollet Ave / W 27th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.1% 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 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Nicollet Ave / W 27th St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 21,964 people per square mile living here. 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 Nicollet Ave / W 27th St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, the Nicollet Ave / W 27th St 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 81.2% 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.