Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Lawton,
the SW G Ave / SW Sheridan Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the SW G Ave / SW Sheridan Rd neighborhood has more
Native American and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 7.1% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
SW G Ave / SW Sheridan Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the SW G Ave / SW Sheridan Rd
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 98.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, the SW G Ave / SW Sheridan Rd neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
95.6% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: People
The SW G Ave / SW Sheridan Rd neighborhood is unique for having just
3.7% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 97.5% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (0.7%)
living in the SW G Ave / SW Sheridan Rd neighborhood.
Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the SW G Ave / SW Sheridan Rd neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 85% of the neighborhoods in
OK. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
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 SW G Ave / SW Sheridan Rd
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the SW G Ave / SW Sheridan Rd neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 61.8% 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 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.