The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Debarr Rd / Sunrise Dr neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Debarr Rd / Sunrise Dr community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, the Debarr Rd / Sunrise Dr neighborhood stands out within Alaska
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 9%
of college-friendly places to live in AK.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Debarr Rd / Sunrise Dr neighborhood has more
Canadian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 2.6% have Eastern European ancestry.
Debarr Rd / Sunrise Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.6% of residents in
the Debarr Rd / Sunrise Dr neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Debarr Rd / Sunrise Dr neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
96.2% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
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 Debarr Rd / Sunrise Dr neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 12.6% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Residents of the Debarr Rd / Sunrise Dr neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 60.4% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.