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
An extraordinary 35.7% of the residents of the
E North Ave / N Oakland Ave 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 E North Ave / N Oakland Ave neighborhood stands out within Wisconsin
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 8%
of college-friendly places to live in WI.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
In the E North Ave / N Oakland Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 98.5% 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 E North Ave / N Oakland Ave neighborhood has more
Norwegian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 25.7% have Irish ancestry.
E North Ave / N Oakland Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in E North Ave / N Oakland Ave choose to walk to work each day
(15.5%) 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.
Also, 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 E North Ave / N Oakland Ave neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 3.5% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
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 E North Ave / N Oakland Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, 87.3% of the real estate in the E North Ave / N Oakland Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.