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: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Hillcroft St / Gulfton St
neighborhood than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Hillcroft St / Gulfton St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
36.5% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(16.6% ride the bus) than 95.6% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Hillcroft St / Gulfton St
What is interesting to note, is that the Hillcroft St / Gulfton St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(59.7%) than are found in 99.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The Hillcroft St / Gulfton St neighborhood is unique for having just
1.4% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 98.9% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Hillcroft St / Gulfton St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Hillcroft St / Gulfton St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 32,880 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.5% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, the Hillcroft St / Gulfton 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 96.3% 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, the real estate in the Hillcroft St / Gulfton St neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 94.1% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.1% of American neighborhoods.
Also of note, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Hillcroft St / Gulfton St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 98.1%, which is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Hillcroft St / Gulfton St neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Hillcroft St / Gulfton St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 83.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Hillcroft St / Gulfton St neighborhood buck
23.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.