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 Germantown Ave / W Huntingdon St neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 46.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 2.6% have Dominican ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
The Germantown Ave / W Huntingdon St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.7% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The Germantown Ave / W Huntingdon St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (78.2%) than found in
99.1% 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 Germantown Ave / W Huntingdon St neighborhood is unique for having just
0.2% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 99.0% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Germantown Ave / W Huntingdon St neighborhood about it; they already know. 22.4%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5%
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.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Germantown Ave / W Huntingdon St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.1% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 24,371 people per square mile living here. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Germantown Ave / W Huntingdon St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Germantown Ave / W Huntingdon 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, 70.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Germantown Ave / W Huntingdon St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
28.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.