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 W Tilghman St / N 6th St neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 51.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 4.1% have Dominican ancestry.
W Tilghman St / N 6th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
W Tilghman St / N 6th St neighborhood about it; they already know. 29.3%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4%
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, the W Tilghman St / N 6th St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 97.5% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 68.3% 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.
Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.7%
of the adult residents in the W Tilghman St / N 6th St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The W Tilghman St / N 6th St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 34,548 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.6% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 W Tilghman St / N 6th 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 W Tilghman St / N 6th St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 52.2% 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 1.2% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(20.9% ride the bus) than 97.3% 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: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the W Tilghman St / N 6th St neighborhood buck
29.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.6% of U.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 W Tilghman St / N 6th St
In the W Tilghman St / N 6th St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 95.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.