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 Mobile,
the Country Club Estates / Spring Hill College neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Country Club Estates / Spring Hill College neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 6.8% have Scottish ancestry.
Country Club Estates / Spring Hill College is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 76.2% of the adults living in the
Country Club Estates / Spring Hill College neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.1%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Country Club Estates / Spring Hill College 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 3.0% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Alabama.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 66.1% of the workforce
in the Country Club Estates / Spring Hill College neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 96.6% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.9%, the Country Club Estates / Spring Hill College neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.