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: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(36.4% ride the bus) than 99.5% 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
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 8.8% of residents in
the N Broad St / W Girard Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
99.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Finally, in the N Broad St / W Girard Ave neighborhood, 18.5% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 96.2% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the N Broad St / W Girard Ave neighborhood buck
38.2% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the unique characteristics of the N Broad St / W Girard Ave
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the N Broad St / W Girard Ave
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
16.0% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, one of the most interesting things about the N Broad St / W Girard Ave
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 46.9% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Broad St / W Girard Ave neighborhood has more
Jamaican and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 15.1% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
N Broad St / W Girard Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the N Broad St / W Girard Ave neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 25.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.