The neighborhood of University Heights can be found in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana.
University Heights is reasonably quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to the railway line, Interstate 65 or US Highway 40. Green spaces aren't well-situated, which makes it sometimes difficult to get to them from the majority of locations within the neighborhood. Despite that, there are a few parks nearby for residents to relax in.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing most of buildings in University Heights, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. The average year of construction for houses in this neighborhood is 1968. This part of Indianapolis has quite a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners.
A grocery store is typically accessible within a reasonably short walk from any home in this part of the city. Residents are served by around 10 restaurants and coffee shops as well. Regarding education, in this part of the city, property owners will typically be able to access both primary and secondary schools by walking. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
This neighborhood is very car friendly. It is especially convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as US Highway 40, are very easy to reach from any home in University Heights. However, traveling by transit can be difficult in this neighborhood due to the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. It is occasionally challenging for pedestrians to navigate University Heights as few daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle.