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
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, the first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 5.1% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in
America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly
neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the
Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
Also, an extraordinary 11.9% of the residents of the
Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave 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.
Finally, the Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave neighborhood stands out within Washington
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 7%
of college-friendly places to live in WA.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave choose to walk to work each day
(46.1%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Also, if you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.6% of the Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave
neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in
99.0% of America's neighborhoods.
Finally, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 97.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave neighborhood has more
Lebanese and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 1.2% have Romanian ancestry.
Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
47.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 23,166 people per square mile living here.
In addition, the Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave 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 98.8% 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.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 97.3% 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 99.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 88.1%, which is higher than 96.6% 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: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 64.4% of the workforce
in the Bakke Graduate U / 5th Ave neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.