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 Atlantic City,
the N Tennessee Ave / Mediterranean Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the most interesting things about the N Tennessee Ave / Mediterranean Ave
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 63.4% 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
99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the N Tennessee Ave / Mediterranean Ave neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 98.1% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
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 N Tennessee Ave / Mediterranean Ave neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 8.3% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, more people in N Tennessee Ave / Mediterranean Ave choose to walk to work each day
(29.3%) 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.
Finally, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(16.9% ride the bus) than 95.7% 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: Diversity
Did you know that the N Tennessee Ave / Mediterranean Ave neighborhood has more
Dominican and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 11.5% have Jamaican ancestry.
N Tennessee Ave / Mediterranean Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the N Tennessee Ave / Mediterranean Ave neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
42.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 82.9% of the real estate in the N Tennessee Ave / Mediterranean Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.