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 St. Paul,
the Luther Seminary / Como Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But
in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis reveals that 51.0% of the adults here have
earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a
higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in
99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American
neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are
highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Luther Seminary / Como Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 1.6% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Minnesota.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Luther Seminary / Como Ave neighborhood has more
Swedish and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 14.0% have Norwegian ancestry.
Luther Seminary / Como Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Luther Seminary / Como Ave 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 15.6%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 96.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Luther Seminary / Como Ave neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 4.1% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Luther Seminary / Como Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
95.7% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 64.2%
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.