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
In the Doll Way / Kunkle Way neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 31.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 6.0% of residents in
the Doll Way / Kunkle Way neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
98.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Finally, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Doll Way / Kunkle Way
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 98.6% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Doll Way / Kunkle Way neighborhood about it; they already know. 24.3%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4%
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.
In addition, the Doll Way / Kunkle Way neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 97.8% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
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 Doll Way / Kunkle Way neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Doll Way / Kunkle Way neighborhood has more
Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry.
Doll Way / Kunkle Way is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.5% 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 Doll Way / Kunkle Way 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, 36.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.