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 Riverside,
the Canyon Crest Heights / U of California-Riverside 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 Canyon Crest Heights / U of California-Riverside
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
74.9% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Canyon Crest Heights / U of California-Riverside
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 98.6% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Canyon Crest Heights / U of California-Riverside choose to walk to work each day
(46.5%) 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: 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 Canyon Crest Heights / U of California-Riverside neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.4% 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 Canyon Crest Heights / U of California-Riverside neighborhood has more
Asian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 34.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.4% have Iranian ancestry.
Canyon Crest Heights / U of California-Riverside is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Canyon Crest Heights / U of California-Riverside neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 98.9%, which is higher than 99.1% 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 Canyon Crest Heights / U of California-Riverside 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 94.6% 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 Canyon Crest Heights / U of California-Riverside 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, 70.5% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 95.8% of American neighborhoods.