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 Albuquerque,
the Central Ave SE / Carlisle Blvd NE neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 Central Ave SE / Carlisle Blvd NE neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 7.9% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, if you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.4% of the Central Ave SE / Carlisle Blvd NE
neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in
98.6% of America's neighborhoods.
Finally, more people in Central Ave SE / Carlisle Blvd NE choose to walk to work each day
(15.3%) 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.
Notable & Unique: People
The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character
and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America,
has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 51.0%. This
is a higher percent living alone than we found in 97.4% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals
to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Central Ave SE / Carlisle Blvd NE
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
19.2% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Central Ave SE / Carlisle Blvd NE neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 4.4% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of New Mexico.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Central Ave SE / Carlisle Blvd NE neighborhood has more
Native American and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 1.0% have Eastern European ancestry.
Central Ave SE / Carlisle Blvd NE is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.