Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Philadelphia,
the Fairmount Ave / N 6th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Fairmount Ave / N 6th St neighborhood has more
Yugoslav and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 2.5% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Fairmount Ave / N 6th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Fairmount Ave / N 6th St neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 6.0% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, more people in Fairmount Ave / N 6th St choose to walk to work each day
(17.3%) 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.
Finally, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(19.2% ride the bus) than 96.7% 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: People
One of the most interesting things about the Fairmount Ave / N 6th St
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 46.8% 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.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Fairmount Ave / N 6th St neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 85% of the neighborhoods in
PA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Fairmount Ave / N 6th St 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, 37.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.