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: 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 U of Akron Main Campus / E Market St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 27.8% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.6% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the U of Akron Main Campus / E Market St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
75.0% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, the U of Akron Main Campus / E Market St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.0% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
U of Akron Main Campus / E Market St 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 4.6% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Ohio.
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 U of Akron Main Campus / E Market St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the U of Akron Main Campus / E Market 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 26.0%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.4% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the U of Akron Main Campus / E Market St neighborhood has more
Hungarian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 1.7% have Slovak ancestry.
U of Akron Main Campus / E Market St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak South Asian languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 98.2% of the real estate in the U of Akron Main Campus / E Market St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.