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 Carrollton,
the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky 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 Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood has more
British and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 5.3% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
If you are planning to retire in Texas, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Luna Rd / Valwood Pky
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Texas,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 99.9% of neighborhoods in
TX. If a Texas retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
In addition, the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (100.0%) than found in
99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Also, Luna Rd / Valwood Pky has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 98.7% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 96.2% of commuters who live in the
Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 16.8% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Unpopulated, and rural, the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 92.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Furthermore, the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 52.1% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.