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
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 Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood is wealthier than 95.2%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer 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.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Alaska by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.8%
of the neighborhoods in Alaska.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and college students.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 99.1% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Furthermore, with 4.7% of employed workers living in the
Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 98.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood has more
Swiss and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 1.2% have Finnish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 82.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.