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 Glebe Rd / Lee Hwy neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would
purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them
regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets
to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't
do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy
and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in
the N Glebe Rd / Lee Hwy neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 99.2% of neighborhoods
across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane
tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy,
educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or
not they live in or near a big city.
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the N Glebe Rd / Lee Hwy neighborhood, where 40.5% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.5%
of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The N Glebe Rd / Lee Hwy neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
97.4% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 67.8%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Furthermore, 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 Glebe Rd / Lee Hwy neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 15.1% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, with 1.7% of employed workers living in the
N Glebe Rd / Lee Hwy neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 96.4% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Glebe Rd / Lee Hwy neighborhood has more
Russian and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 3.2% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
N Glebe Rd / Lee Hwy is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.