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 your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 12.8% of residents in
the Agate St / Fairmount Blvd neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
99.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, if you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.9% of the Agate St / Fairmount Blvd
neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in
99.2% of America's neighborhoods.
Finally, more people in Agate St / Fairmount Blvd choose to walk to work each day
(20.9%) 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
An extraordinary 32.4% of the residents of the
Agate St / Fairmount Blvd neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Agate St / Fairmount Blvd neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 1.9% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Oregon.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and young, single professionals.
Also, with more than 2.4% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Agate St / Fairmount Blvd is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Agate St / Fairmount Blvd neighborhood has more
Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry.
Agate St / Fairmount Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Agate St / Fairmount Blvd neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
96.2% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 65.2%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
In the Agate St / Fairmount Blvd neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 96.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.