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: Diversity
Did you know that the Sierra Nevada College / Lakeshore Blvd neighborhood has more
Romanian and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 3.5% have Armenian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Residents of the Sierra Nevada College / Lakeshore Blvd neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 77.7% 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 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Sierra Nevada College / Lakeshore Blvd 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 22.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.1% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Sierra Nevada College / Lakeshore Blvd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
18.6% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Sierra Nevada College / Lakeshore Blvd neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 5.7% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Nevada, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Nevada.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 62.0% of the residential real estate vacant, the Sierra Nevada College / Lakeshore Blvd neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Sierra Nevada College / Lakeshore Blvd neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 29.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.