When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Concordia U-Saint Paul / Marshall Ave neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 2.4% have Finnish ancestry.
Concordia U-Saint Paul / Marshall Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 16.7% 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 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Concordia U-Saint Paul / Marshall Ave
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
21.7% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Concordia U-Saint Paul / Marshall Ave
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 95.7% of the neighborhoods
Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Concordia U-Saint Paul / Marshall Ave 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 90% 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
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(21.4% ride the bus) than 97.4% 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, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Concordia U-Saint Paul / Marshall Ave
neighborhood, analysis shows that 12.0% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
96.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Concordia U-Saint Paul / Marshall Ave
In the Concordia U-Saint Paul / Marshall Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 96.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.