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: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Las Lomas Rd NE / Spruce St NE neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Las Lomas Rd NE / Spruce St NE community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Las Lomas Rd NE / Spruce St NE
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
30.3% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, the Las Lomas Rd NE / Spruce St NE neighborhood stands out within New Mexico
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 9%
of college-friendly places to live in NM.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Las Lomas Rd NE / Spruce St NE neighborhood has more
Iranian and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 3.1% have Danish ancestry.
Las Lomas Rd NE / Spruce St NE is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Las Lomas Rd NE / Spruce St NE choose to walk to work each day
(25.8%) 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.
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.5% of residents in
the Las Lomas Rd NE / Spruce St NE neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Las Lomas Rd NE / Spruce St NE neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
97.9% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.