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 Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St
In the Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary 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
An extraordinary 93.6% of the residents of the
Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St 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.
In addition, the Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.1% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St neighborhood also stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St 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 90% of the neighborhoods in
VA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St choose to walk to work each day
(36.4%) 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: 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 Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 23.4% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.7% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.1% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 20,499 people per square mile living here. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, 96.0% of the real estate in the Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 80.5% 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 97.3% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 66.9% of the residential real estate in the Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.2% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St neighborhood has more
Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.
Virginia Commonwealth U / W Cary St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.