When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
N Murphy Rd / W Bowlin Rd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Murphy Rd / W Bowlin Rd neighborhood has more
Polish and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 1.2% have Canadian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The N Murphy Rd / W Bowlin Rd
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
N Murphy Rd / W Bowlin Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
11.9% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.5%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the N Murphy Rd / W Bowlin Rd neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
27.1% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
98.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the N Murphy Rd / W Bowlin Rd
neighborhood, analysis shows that 14.4% 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
98.0% 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.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the N Murphy Rd / W Bowlin Rd neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 16.1% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, with 2.3% of employed workers living in the
N Murphy Rd / W Bowlin Rd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 97.3% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the N Murphy Rd / W Bowlin Rd neighborhood. A whopping 97.8% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the N Murphy Rd / W Bowlin Rd neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 98.4% of all American neighborhoods.