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 N Leverett Ave / W Sycamore St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the N Leverett Ave / W Sycamore St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
40.5% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, the N Leverett Ave / W Sycamore St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 98.6% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
N Leverett Ave / W Sycamore St 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 2.6% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Arkansas.
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 N Leverett Ave / W Sycamore St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 98.5% 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 N Leverett Ave / W Sycamore St neighborhood has more
Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the N Leverett Ave / W Sycamore St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 94.9%, which is higher than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Furthermore, the N Leverett Ave / W Sycamore 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 85.0% 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.
Also of note, the real estate in the N Leverett Ave / W Sycamore St neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 67.2% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 95.2% of American neighborhoods.