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
Of note, 100.0% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, the N Virginia Ave / W Sheridan Ave neighborhood is unique for having just
1.1% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 98.9% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, the N Virginia Ave / W Sheridan Ave neighborhood stands out within Oklahoma
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 6%
of college-friendly places to live in OK.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the N Virginia Ave / W Sheridan Ave
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
53.1% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 99.7% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Virginia Ave / W Sheridan Ave neighborhood has more
Native American and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 58.5% have Mexican ancestry.
N Virginia Ave / W Sheridan Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 56.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the N Virginia Ave / W Sheridan Ave 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 21.8%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.0% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Residents of the N Virginia Ave / W Sheridan Ave neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 62.6% 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 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.