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
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Austin Peay State U / Kraft St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
48.4% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Austin Peay State U / Kraft St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods
Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Austin Peay State U / Kraft St neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 87% of the neighborhoods in
TN. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 6.9% of employed workers living in the
Austin Peay State U / Kraft St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 99.2% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Furthermore, there are more people living in the Austin Peay State U / Kraft St neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (57.9%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Austin Peay State U / Kraft 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 13.8%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 95.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
In the Austin Peay State U / Kraft St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 95.6% 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 Austin Peay State U / Kraft St neighborhood has more
African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.
Austin Peay State U / Kraft St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.