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 Newark,
the Pencader / U of Delaware neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 Pencader / U of Delaware neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Pencader / U of Delaware
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
85.5% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Pencader / U of Delaware
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods
Also, the Pencader / U of Delaware neighborhood stands out within Delaware
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 DE.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Pencader / U of Delaware choose to walk to work each day
(31.8%) 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.
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.7% of residents in
the Pencader / U of Delaware neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Pencader / U of Delaware neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 23.2% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.6% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Pencader / U of Delaware neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (56.0%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Pencader / U of Delaware neighborhood has more
Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry.
Pencader / U of Delaware is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Pencader / U of Delaware neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 92.2%, which is higher than 97.6% 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.