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
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, more people in Wade Park Ave / Birchdale Ave choose to walk to work each day
(12.9%) 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 Wade Park Ave / Birchdale Ave neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.6% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 88.1% 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, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the Wade Park Ave / Birchdale Ave neighborhood has more single mother
households than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
Also, the Wade Park Ave / Birchdale Ave neighborhood is unique for having just
3.1% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 98.0% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Wade Park Ave / Birchdale Ave neighborhood has more
Spanish and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry and 3.6% have Arab ancestry.
Wade Park Ave / Birchdale Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Wade Park Ave / Birchdale Ave neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
33.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.2% 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 Wade Park Ave / Birchdale Ave
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 97.1% of all American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Wade Park Ave / Birchdale Ave neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 96.7% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.