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: People
One of the unique characteristics of the Johnson C Smith U / Beatties Ford Rd
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 96.8% of the neighborhoods
The Johnson C Smith U / Beatties Ford Rd neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (84.0%) than found in
99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Johnson C Smith U / Beatties Ford Rd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
43.9% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Johnson C Smith U / Beatties Ford Rd neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 4.4% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of North Carolina.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Johnson C Smith U / Beatties Ford Rd neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (49.4%) 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: Modes of Transportation
More people in Johnson C Smith U / Beatties Ford Rd choose to walk to work each day
(26.5%) 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 3.5% of residents in
the Johnson C Smith U / Beatties Ford Rd neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
95.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Finally, in the Johnson C Smith U / Beatties Ford Rd neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
20.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
95.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Johnson C Smith U / Beatties Ford Rd
In the Johnson C Smith U / Beatties Ford Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 98.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.