The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the N 13Th St / Oley St neighborhood has more single mother
households than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.1%
of the adult residents in the N 13Th St / Oley St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N 13Th St / Oley St neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 32.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 11.5% have Dominican ancestry.
N 13Th St / Oley St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 65.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the N 13Th St / Oley St
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
51.0% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 99.5% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, it used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
N 13Th St / Oley St neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 11.5%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The N 13Th St / Oley St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 35,643 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.7% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 N 13Th St / Oley 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 N 13Th St / Oley 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, 82.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
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 61.6% of the residential real estate in the N 13Th St / Oley St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.8% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the N 13Th St / Oley St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
23.3% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.