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: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the California State U-Fresno / E Barstow Ave
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
84.8% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, the California State U-Fresno / E Barstow Ave neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 97.9% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The California State U-Fresno / E Barstow Ave neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (83.5%) than found in
99.5% 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.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 11.3% of residents in
the California State U-Fresno / E Barstow Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
99.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, in the California State U-Fresno / E Barstow Ave 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 17.0%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 97.1% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
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 California State U-Fresno / E Barstow Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
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 California State U-Fresno / E Barstow Ave
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 98.0% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the California State U-Fresno / E Barstow Ave neighborhood has more
Portuguese and Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 1.4% have Spanish ancestry.
California State U-Fresno / E Barstow Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the California State U-Fresno / E Barstow Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.4% 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, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the California State U-Fresno / E Barstow Ave neighborhood's real estate landscape than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 86.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
Also of note, the real estate in the California State U-Fresno / E Barstow Ave 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, 89.5% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.5% of American neighborhoods.