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
In the Johnson & Wales U-Charlotte / S Graham 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 33.9%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.0% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Johnson & Wales U-Charlotte / S Graham St neighborhood has more
Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
An extraordinary 20.9% of the residents of the
Johnson & Wales U-Charlotte / S Graham St neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Johnson & Wales U-Charlotte / S Graham St
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 48.4% 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
96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, the Johnson & Wales U-Charlotte / S Graham St neighborhood stands out within North Carolina
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 NC.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 1.3% of employed workers living in the
Johnson & Wales U-Charlotte / S Graham St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 95.6% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
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 & Wales U-Charlotte / S Graham St
In the Johnson & Wales U-Charlotte / S Graham St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 95.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Johnson & Wales U-Charlotte / S Graham St 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 85.5% 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 Johnson & Wales U-Charlotte / S Graham St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 73.5% 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 96.3% of all neighborhoods in America.