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 Livingston St / Smith St neighborhood has more
Spanish and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 26.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry and 9.3% have Arab ancestry.
Livingston St / Smith St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Livingston St / Smith St 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
Livingston St / Smith St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, the first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 4.5% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in
America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly
neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the
Livingston St / Smith St neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 83.4% of the adults living in the
Livingston St / Smith St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Finally, a unique characteristic about the people in the Livingston St / Smith St
neighborhood is that a majority of them are young, single professionals.
In fact, there are more young, single professionals in this one community
than 97.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S. Here you'll
find an active nightlife nearby with lots of opportunities to flirt
and find romance.
In addition to being an excellent choice for young, single professionals, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Livingston St / Smith St neighborhood, 86.2% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 99.9% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Livingston St / Smith St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
76.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 76.9% of the workforce
in the Livingston St / Smith St neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Livingston St / Smith St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 95.4% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Livingston St / Smith St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 85.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 97.9% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Livingston St / Smith St neighborhood. A whopping 56.5% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Finally, 83.8% of the real estate in the Livingston St / Smith St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.