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: People
One of the unique characteristics of the Upstate Medical U / Irving Ave
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Upstate Medical U / Irving Ave
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
51.6% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Upstate Medical U / Irving Ave choose to walk to work each day
(48.4%) 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.
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 Upstate Medical U / Irving Ave 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: Diversity
Did you know that the Upstate Medical U / Irving Ave neighborhood has more
Austrian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 2.8% have Dominican ancestry.
Upstate Medical U / Irving Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.2% 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 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Upstate Medical U / Irving Ave neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
34.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Upstate Medical U / Irving Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 98.9%, which is higher than 99.1% 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 Upstate Medical U / Irving Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 91.5% 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 98.7% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, the Upstate Medical U / Irving Ave 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.