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
The Franciscan U of Steubenville / Franciscan Way neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.8% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The Franciscan U of Steubenville / Franciscan Way neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (75.3%) than found in
98.8% 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, an extraordinary 49.1% of the residents of the
Franciscan U of Steubenville / Franciscan Way 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.
Also, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.6%)
living in the Franciscan U of Steubenville / Franciscan Way neighborhood.
Finally, the Franciscan U of Steubenville / Franciscan Way neighborhood stands out within Ohio
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 8%
of college-friendly places to live in OH.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Franciscan U of Steubenville / Franciscan Way choose to walk to work each day
(53.6%) 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, in the Franciscan U of Steubenville / Franciscan Way neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 19.8% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 99.4% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Franciscan U of Steubenville / Franciscan Way
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Franciscan U of Steubenville / Franciscan Way neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 73.0% 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 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Franciscan U of Steubenville / Franciscan Way 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 1.3% have Slovak ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Franciscan U of Steubenville / Franciscan Way neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
22.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 88.6% of the real estate in the Franciscan U of Steubenville / Franciscan Way neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.