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: Diversity
Did you know that the Lane College / Parkwood Trce neighborhood has more
African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 19.3% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
The Lane College / Parkwood Trce neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 98.9% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The Lane College / Parkwood Trce neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (73.1%) than found in
98.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Lane College / Parkwood Trce neighborhood about it; they already know. 22.2%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5%
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.
Also, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Lane College / Parkwood Trce
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
20.0% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Finally, the Lane College / Parkwood Trce neighborhood stands out within Tennessee
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 8%
of college-friendly places to live in TN.
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 Lane College / Parkwood Trce
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.7% of all American neighborhoods.