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: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, in the Clark Atlanta U / Sunset Ave NW neighborhood, 13.2% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 95.0% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Clark Atlanta U / Sunset Ave NW neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
34.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the most interesting things about the Clark Atlanta U / Sunset Ave NW
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 49.4% 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
96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Clark Atlanta U / Sunset Ave NW
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods
Also, the Clark Atlanta U / Sunset Ave NW neighborhood stands out within Georgia
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 10%
of college-friendly places to live in GA.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Clark Atlanta U / Sunset Ave NW neighborhood has more
Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Clark Atlanta U / Sunset Ave NW neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 37.9%, which is higher than 96.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.