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: Diversity
Did you know that the S Pickett St / S Van Dorn St neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 12.0% have South American ancestry.
S Pickett St / S Van Dorn St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The S Pickett St / S Van Dorn St neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 98.2% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Furthermore, the S Pickett St / S Van Dorn St neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
97.3% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 2.2% of residents living with a same sex partner,
S Pickett St / S Van Dorn St is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the S Pickett St / S Van Dorn St neighborhood, 16.1% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 95.8% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
What is interesting to note, is that the S Pickett St / S Van Dorn St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(42.2%) than are found in 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the S Pickett St / S Van Dorn St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 89.9% 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 98.5% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, the S Pickett St / S Van Dorn 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 91.7% 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.