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
One of the unique characteristics of the Ross Ave / N Peak St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 97.0% of the neighborhoods
The Ross Ave / N Peak St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (89.1%) than found in
99.8% 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.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Ross Ave / N Peak St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
31.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
In the Ross Ave / N Peak St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
What is also interesting to note, is that the Ross Ave / N Peak St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(42.1%) than are found in 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Ross Ave / N Peak St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 56.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Ross Ave / N Peak St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 57.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Ross Ave / N Peak St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 97.5% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Furthermore, 99.0% of the real estate in the Ross Ave / N Peak St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Also of note, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Ross Ave / N Peak St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 83.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 97.8% of all neighborhoods in America.