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 Frankford Ave / E Somerset St neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 42.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 5.8% have Dominican ancestry.
Frankford Ave / E Somerset St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Frankford Ave / E Somerset St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 26,193 people per square mile living here. 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 Frankford Ave / E Somerset 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 Frankford Ave / E Somerset St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 66.5% 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 0.6% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 67.6% of the residential real estate in the Frankford Ave / E Somerset St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.3% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: People
The Frankford Ave / E Somerset St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 97.2% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The Frankford Ave / E Somerset St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (72.8%) than found in
98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
In addition, the Frankford Ave / E Somerset St neighborhood is unique for having just
2.6% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 98.4% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Frankford Ave / E Somerset St neighborhood buck
42.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.