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: Diversity
Did you know that the Philander Smith College / W 16th St neighborhood has more
Czechoslovakian and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 15.1% have African ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the unique characteristics of the Philander Smith College / W 16th St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods
The Philander Smith College / W 16th St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (62.4%) than found in
96.1% 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, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Philander Smith College / W 16th St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
20.8% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, the Philander Smith College / W 16th St neighborhood stands out within Arkansas
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 7%
of college-friendly places to live in AR.
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 Philander Smith College / W 16th St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 98.1% of all American neighborhoods.
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 Philander Smith College / W 16th St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 96.0% 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 ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.