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: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Parker Ave / Monroe St
neighborhood than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood buck
68.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood has more
Dominican and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 8.7% have South American ancestry.
Parker Ave / Monroe St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 89.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
28.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Finally, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.5% of residents in
the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
95.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
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 Parker Ave / Monroe St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(56.6%) than are found in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 43,363 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.2% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 92.8% of the real estate in the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 47.1% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.6% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Parker Ave / Monroe St has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 97.9% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
In addition, the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood is unique for having just
3.8% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 97.4% of America's neighborhoods.