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: Modes of Transportation
In the Moss St / Oley St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
38.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Moss St / Oley St neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 99.7% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Moss 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, 25.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 11.5% have Dominican ancestry.
Moss St / Oley St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 59.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Moss St / Oley St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 31,297 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.3% 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 Moss St / Oley St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
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 Moss St / Oley St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 54.5% 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 1.1% 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 63.1% of the residential real estate in the Moss St / Oley St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.2% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: People
The Moss St / Oley St neighborhood is unique for having just
3.3% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 97.9% of America's neighborhoods.