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: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Jersey Ave / French St neighborhood buck
50.2% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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.
What is interesting to note, is that the Jersey Ave / French St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(52.2%) than are found in 98.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Jersey Ave / French St neighborhood has more
Dominican and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 59.8% have Mexican ancestry.
Jersey Ave / French St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 74.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
An extraordinary 17.3% of the residents of the
Jersey Ave / French St neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Jersey Ave / French St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 23,909 people per square mile living here.
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Jersey Ave / French St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 59.5% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Jersey Ave / French St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 85.5%, which is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Jersey Ave / French St neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (57.4%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Furthermore, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Jersey Ave / French St
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
39.3% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 95.2% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Jersey Ave / French St 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 13.0%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 95.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!