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: Modes of Transportation
In the N Central Ave / E Roosevelt 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 35.5%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.1% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the N Central Ave / E Roosevelt St
neighborhood, analysis shows that 12.4% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
96.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the most interesting things about the N Central Ave / E Roosevelt St
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 58.7% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the N Central Ave / E Roosevelt St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
24.3% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, one of the unique characteristics of the N Central Ave / E Roosevelt St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 97.8% of the neighborhoods
Finally, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the N Central Ave / E Roosevelt 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 90% of the neighborhoods in
AZ. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Central Ave / E Roosevelt St neighborhood has more
Native American and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 1.1% have Austrian ancestry.
N Central Ave / E Roosevelt St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the N Central Ave / E Roosevelt 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 94.5% 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.
Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the N Central Ave / E Roosevelt St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 94.7%, 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.
Also of note, the real estate in the N Central Ave / E Roosevelt 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, 83.2% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.7% of American neighborhoods.