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: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 61.5% of the
30th Rd / 21st St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 99.4% of America's
Also, in the 30th Rd / 21st St neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 12.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 95.5% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 30th Rd / 21st St neighborhood has more
South American and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 5.6% have Dominican ancestry.
30th Rd / 21st St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak South Asian languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The 30th Rd / 21st St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 56,363 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.8% 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 30th Rd / 21st St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
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 30th Rd / 21st 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, 44.6% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.2% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the 30th Rd / 21st St
What is interesting to note, is that the 30th Rd / 21st St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(53.4%) than are found in 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the 30th Rd / 21st St neighborhood buck
42.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the 30th Rd / 21st St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.4% of all American neighborhoods.