Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Milwaukee,
the U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
71.5% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd 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 3.3% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Wisconsin.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
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 U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd
In the U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd
neighborhood, analysis shows that 16.6% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
98.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Also, in the U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd 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 21.1%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 97.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 98.7% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd neighborhood has more
German and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 47.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 13.7% have Polish ancestry.
U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.6% 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 U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 35.5% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, one way that the U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
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 72.9% of the residential real estate in the U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.4% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.