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
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 Turtle Lake Dr / U.S. Route 280 neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 71.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Turtle Lake Dr / U.S. Route 280
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Alabama. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 98.6% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Alabama. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Turtle Lake Dr / U.S. Route 280 neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, active retirees and urban sophisticates.
Also, 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 Turtle Lake Dr / U.S. Route 280 neighborhood is wealthier than 95.0%
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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Turtle Lake Dr / U.S. Route 280 neighborhood has more
English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry.
Turtle Lake Dr / U.S. Route 280 is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Turtle Lake Dr / U.S. Route 280 neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.8% 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.