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: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St
In the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
97.1% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.9% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood also stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple 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 2.1% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Pennsylvania.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St 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.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (43.7%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood has more
Slovak and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 29.9% have Irish ancestry.
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 Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 60.4% 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 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 99.5% of the real estate in the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 31.9%, which is higher than 95.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, the real estate in the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 71.1% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 95.9% of American neighborhoods.