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: 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 Indianapolis / Indiana U-Purdue U-Indianapolis neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Indianapolis / Indiana U-Purdue U-Indianapolis 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 28.2%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 6.0% of residents in
the Indianapolis / Indiana U-Purdue U-Indianapolis neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
98.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Indianapolis / Indiana U-Purdue U-Indianapolis neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
98.2% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 70.5%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: People
Of particular note, 6.1% of the people in the Indianapolis / Indiana U-Purdue U-Indianapolis
neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to
punishment for a crime.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Indianapolis / Indiana U-Purdue U-Indianapolis
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
19.7% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Indianapolis / Indiana U-Purdue U-Indianapolis neighborhood has more
Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry.
Indianapolis / Indiana U-Purdue U-Indianapolis is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Indianapolis / Indiana U-Purdue U-Indianapolis 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 94.7% 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.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Indianapolis / Indiana U-Purdue U-Indianapolis neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 87.7% 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 98.2% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, 89.3% of the real estate in the Indianapolis / Indiana U-Purdue U-Indianapolis neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.