Fayetteville, AR (City Center / U of Arkansas)




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About Fayetteville, AR (City Center / U of Arkansas)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

City Center / U of Arkansas median real estate price is $346,485, which is more expensive than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in Arkansas and 76.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in City Center / U of Arkansas is currently $968, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.2% of the neighborhoods in Arkansas.

City Center / U of Arkansas is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

City Center / U of Arkansas real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

City Center / U of Arkansas has a 14.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.9% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Fayetteville, the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 0.4% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Arkansas.

In addition, an extraordinary 68.7% of the residents of the City Center / U of Arkansas 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.

Also, the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Finally, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.3%) living in the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in City Center / U of Arkansas choose to walk to work each day (45.2%) 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

93.1% of the real estate in the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

In addition, the City Center / U of Arkansas 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 82.9% 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.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 65.8% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood has more Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood in Fayetteville are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 37.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood, 43.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 34.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.0%), and 4.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood in Fayetteville, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (8.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (6.4%), and residents who report English roots (4.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (2.9%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.9%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in City Center / U of Arkansas neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (65.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (50.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (45.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center / U of Arkansas 0.101011101001110
Fayetteville 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 5.21
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City Center / U of Arkansas 0.101011101001110
Fayetteville 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 32.51
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City Center / U of Arkansas 0.101011101001110
Fayetteville 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 20

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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FAYETTEVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of AR school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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