When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 10.9% of residents in
the 20th Ave NE / NE 50th St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
99.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, in the 20th Ave NE / NE 50th St neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 23.4%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.1% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Finally, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(19.7% ride the bus) than 96.8% 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: People
An extraordinary 61.9% of the residents of the
20th Ave NE / NE 50th St neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
In addition, the 20th Ave NE / NE 50th St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 98.5% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
20th Ave NE / NE 50th St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 4.0% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Washington.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
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 20th Ave NE / NE 50th St
In the 20th Ave NE / NE 50th St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the 20th Ave NE / NE 50th St neighborhood buck
35.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the 20th Ave NE / NE 50th St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 27,551 people per square mile living here.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the 20th Ave NE / NE 50th St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 94.1%, which is higher than 98.0% 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.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the 20th Ave NE / NE 50th St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 78.8% 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 97.1% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, the 20th Ave NE / NE 50th 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 82.8% 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.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the 20th Ave NE / NE 50th St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.1% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 20th Ave NE / NE 50th St neighborhood has more
Ukrainian and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 20.8% have Asian ancestry.
20th Ave NE / NE 50th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.