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 Hoover,
the Acton / Cahaba River Estates neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Acton / Cahaba River Estates neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Acton / Cahaba River Estates 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 97.6%
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 urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.
Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Acton / Cahaba River Estates neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 68.5% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 97.6% of the neighborhoods
Finally, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 67.2% of the adults living in the
Acton / Cahaba River Estates neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.4%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Acton / Cahaba River Estates neighborhood stands out by having 95.5% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.5% of all American
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Acton / Cahaba River Estates neighborhood has more
English and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 5.3% have Scottish ancestry.
Acton / Cahaba River Estates is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% 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 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Acton / Cahaba River Estates 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.