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
More people in U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / S 3rd St choose to walk to work each day
(64.8%) 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.
Notable & Unique: People
The U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / S 3rd St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.8% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 100.0% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / S 3rd St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
92.0% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, the U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / S 3rd St neighborhood stands out within Illinois
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 IL.
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 U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / S 3rd St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.8% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / S 3rd St
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / S 3rd St neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 72.3% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / S 3rd St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 49,162 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.6% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / S 3rd St 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, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / S 3rd St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 93.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 99.0% of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 3.3% 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 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.