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
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Aspinwall Ave / Saranac Rd
neighborhood, analysis shows that 28.5% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
99.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Also, 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 Aspinwall Ave / Saranac Rd neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 7.8% 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.
Finally, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(19.7% ride the bus) than 96.8% 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
One of the unique characteristics of the Aspinwall Ave / Saranac Rd
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 95.4% of the neighborhoods
Also of note, 80.6% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.5%
of the adult residents in the Aspinwall Ave / Saranac Rd neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Aspinwall Ave / Saranac Rd neighborhood has more
Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Aspinwall Ave / Saranac Rd neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
21.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 59.6% of the residential real estate in the Aspinwall Ave / Saranac Rd neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.2% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.