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 Marshall Ave / Victoria St N 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 Marshall Ave / Victoria St N neighborhood has more
Swiss and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 6.1% have Swedish ancestry.
Marshall Ave / Victoria St N is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
For many reasons, Marshall Ave / Victoria St N is rated by NeighborhoodScout
as one of the top 3.8% of ideal neighborhoods for first-time
home buyers in the state of Minnesota. Homes here are priced below
median housing values in the state, yet the neighborhood has a track
record according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive neighborhood home
appreciation rates of above average real estate appreciation over the
last five years compared to other MN neighborhoods, protecting
your investment in your first home, while simultaneously making it
less risky for your lender. Not only does this neighborhood stand out
for combining price and home value stability or increases, it also is
a neighborhood with a high quality resident population according exclusive
data, meaning this is likely a good place to buy, live, and enjoy. While
many first time home buyers focus purely on low cost and convenient location,
which can risk your investment in your first home and put you in a less
than desirable neighborhood, this neighborhood is a true standout for
a lot of reasons, and definitely worth a look if you are a first time home buyer.
In addition to being an excellent choice for first-time home buyers, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.8% of residents in
the Marshall Ave / Victoria St N neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(15.6% ride the bus) than 95.0% 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
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Marshall Ave / Victoria St N neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
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 67.8% of the residential real estate in the Marshall Ave / Victoria St N neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.4% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.