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: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 62.2% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 67.0% of the adults living in the
Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.3%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St choose to walk to work each day
(28.2%) 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 0.4% of the Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St
neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in
98.5% of America's neighborhoods.
Finally, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
97.9% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 69.5%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
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 Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St
In the Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St neighborhood has more
Ukrainian and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 2.2% have Danish ancestry.
Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.3% 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 Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
24.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Elliott Ave W / W Harrison 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 99.0% 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 Elliott Ave W / W Harrison St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 96.8% 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 99.5% of all neighborhoods in America.