When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Broadway / Rosa Parks Blvd neighborhood has more
Dominican and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 2.3% have Haitian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(24.0% ride the bus) than 98.0% 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: People
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the Broadway / Rosa Parks Blvd neighborhood has more single mother
households than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.7%
of the adult residents in the Broadway / Rosa Parks Blvd neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, one of the unique characteristics of the Broadway / Rosa Parks Blvd
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 95.6% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Broadway / Rosa Parks Blvd neighborhood buck
33.8% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Broadway / Rosa Parks Blvd neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.2% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 24,580 people per square mile living here.
In addition, 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 Broadway / Rosa Parks Blvd 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, 52.7% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 98.3% of America's neighborhoods.
Furthermore, 86.5% of the real estate in the Broadway / Rosa Parks Blvd neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.