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
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Oklahoma City City Center neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 38.5% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.9% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: People
The Oklahoma City City Center neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.9% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Oklahoma City
City Center neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Oklahoma City
City Center community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Oklahoma City City Center
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 84.5% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Oklahoma City City Center neighborhood has more
Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
Oklahoma City City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Oklahoma City City Center choose to walk to work each day
(15.4%) 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: Occupations
The Oklahoma City City Center neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 95.9% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Oklahoma City City Center neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.4% 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. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Oklahoma City City Center neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Oklahoma City City Center neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 94.5% 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 99.2% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, the Oklahoma City City Center 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 94.5% 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.