When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Bayfront Pky / Cherry St neighborhood has more
Polish and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 0.7% have Iranian ancestry.
Bayfront Pky / Cherry St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Of particular note, 3.0% of the people in the Bayfront Pky / Cherry St
neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to
punishment for a crime.
In addition, an extraordinary 15.2% of the residents of the
Bayfront Pky / Cherry St 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.
Also, the Bayfront Pky / Cherry St neighborhood stands out within Pennsylvania
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 10%
of college-friendly places to live in PA.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Bayfront Pky / Cherry St choose to walk to work each day
(12.8%) 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: Real Estate
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Bayfront Pky / Cherry St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 44.1% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.1% of America's neighborhoods.