The neighborhood of South Emerson is located within the city of Indianapolis, Indiana.
South Emerson is quiet, as the streets are usually tranquil - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to Interstate 74 or US Highway 40. Reaching parks is rather challenging from the majority of locations in neighborhood since they aren't well-situated. Still, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore.
In South Emerson, around 60% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This part of the city has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners while renters occupy the remainder. The median year of construction for buildings in this neighborhood is 1985.
In South Emerson, residents will often be able to reach primary schools by walking. On the other hand, this area does not have any high schools. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. Regarding eating, some house buyers in South Emerson may be able to purchase groceries on foot, while others will have to use another means of transportation. A limited variety of restaurants and cafes is available as well.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in South Emerson. It is especially convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as US Highway 40, are quite easy to reach from any location in this part of Indianapolis. However, commuting by transit can be very hard in South Emerson as a result of the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to move around in South Emerson because many daily needs are challenging to meet by walking.