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 Chantilly,
the Mink Meadows St / Rachel Hill Dr 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 Mink Meadows St / Rachel Hill Dr neighborhood has more
Iranian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 0.9% have Lebanese ancestry.
Mink Meadows St / Rachel Hill Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Mink Meadows St / Rachel Hill Dr neighborhood is wealthier than 98.4%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
shear amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
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 Mink Meadows St / Rachel Hill Dr neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 97.2% 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 and families with school-aged children.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Mink Meadows St / Rachel Hill Dr neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 71.4% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 3.3% of employed workers living in the
Mink Meadows St / Rachel Hill Dr neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 98.2% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Mink Meadows St / Rachel Hill Dr neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Mink Meadows St / Rachel Hill Dr neighborhood. A whopping 55.0% 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 97.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Also of note, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Mink Meadows St / Rachel Hill Dr neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.7% of neighborhoods in America.
Finally, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Mink Meadows St / Rachel Hill Dr neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in shear abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 24.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.