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 S Limestone / State St 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: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the S Limestone / State St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
56.8% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the S Limestone / State St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 98.2% of the neighborhoods
Also, the S Limestone / State St neighborhood stands out within Kentucky
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 6%
of college-friendly places to live in KY.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the S Limestone / State St 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 29.0%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Limestone / State St neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 2.2% have Welsh ancestry.
S Limestone / State St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the S Limestone / State St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 94.9%, which is higher than 98.2% 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 S Limestone / State St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 69.9% 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 95.7% of all neighborhoods in America.