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 Birmingham,
the Cahaba Valley Rd / Double Oak Ln neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Cahaba Valley Rd / Double Oak Ln 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
Cahaba Valley Rd / Double Oak Ln community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Cahaba Valley Rd / Double Oak 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 Alabama by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.7%
of the neighborhoods in Alabama.
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, college students and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Cahaba Valley Rd / Double Oak Ln neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 6.2% have South American ancestry.
Cahaba Valley Rd / Double Oak Ln is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Cahaba Valley Rd / Double Oak Ln neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
96.7% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 66.2%
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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Cahaba Valley Rd / Double Oak Ln neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, one way that the Cahaba Valley Rd / Double Oak Ln neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.0% 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.