Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Milwaukee,
the W Historic Mitchell St / S 10th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the W Historic Mitchell St / S 10th St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
31.3% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the W Historic Mitchell St / S 10th St
neighborhood than in 99.0% 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: Real Estate
Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the W Historic Mitchell St / S 10th St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The W Historic Mitchell St / S 10th St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 68.6% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Historic Mitchell St / S 10th St neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 63.8% have Mexican ancestry.
W Historic Mitchell St / S 10th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 75.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
W Historic Mitchell St / S 10th St neighborhood about it; they already know. 21.1%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.9%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, the W Historic Mitchell St / S 10th St neighborhood is unique for having just
5.2% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 95.7% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, the W Historic Mitchell St / S 10th St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 95.1% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.