In previous articles, we’ve highlighted findings about the highest rent in the nation and the most expensive neighborhood in every state, among other discoveries in our data. This time, we thought we might check out the words used in apartment names. In looking at the thousands of listings on Apartment Guide, we discovered the most popular words of all which are used apartment names. Can you guess them?
Here’s a quick look at some of the most common words found in apartment names, along with the number of times they appear in Apartment Guide listings.
“Park” and “Village” appear to be the most popular descriptions in apartment community names. The word “park” occurs in about 1,400 names, with “village” close behind at around 1,200.
As you travel around in your community, do you see these words often in apartment names? You may live in a “Park” or “Village,” yourself!
We think one of the most interesting name choice is The Confluence at Harvest Hills, an apartment community in Williston, ND. It uses "hills" instead of "ridge."
More Trivia: “Confluence” means a coming together, or two things occurring at the same time. It's also a word used in the oil industry, and Williston's reputation is as an oil boom town where many oilfield workers live in apartments. (At one time, Williston, ND, had the highest average entry-level rental price in the country).
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