When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Viterbo U / Market St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
64.1% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Viterbo U / Market 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 2.5% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Wisconsin.
Also, the Viterbo U / Market St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 96.9% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
In the Viterbo U / Market St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Viterbo U / Market St neighborhood has more
Norwegian and German ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 42.5% have German ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Viterbo U / Market St neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 6.5% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, in the Viterbo U / Market St 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 19.6%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 97.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Viterbo U / Market St neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (56.4%) 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: 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 Viterbo U / Market St
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Viterbo U / Market St neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 59.9% 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 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Viterbo U / Market St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 88.2%, which is higher than 96.6% 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.