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: Diversity
Did you know that the N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 48.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 13.6% have Dominican ancestry.
N 6th St / W Washington St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 59.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood about it; they already know. 25.7%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.5%
of the adult residents in the N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
N 6th St / W Washington St (22.7%) than in 97.1% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 60.3% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 0.8% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 60.7% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States.