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 Huntsville,
the Governors Dr SE / Whitesburg Dr S 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
Governors Dr SE / Whitesburg Dr S neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the Governors Dr SE / Whitesburg Dr S neighborhood, where 36.0% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 97.2%
of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Governors Dr SE / Whitesburg Dr S
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Alabama. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 96.9% 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
Governors Dr SE / Whitesburg Dr S 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, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
Finally, with more than 2.2% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Governors Dr SE / Whitesburg Dr S is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Governors Dr SE / Whitesburg Dr S neighborhood has more
Danish and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 4.1% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
Governors Dr SE / Whitesburg Dr S is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% 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 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Governors Dr SE / Whitesburg Dr S neighborhood stands out by having 93.8% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.9% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this Governors Dr SE / Whitesburg Dr S neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.6% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, one way that the Governors Dr SE / Whitesburg Dr S neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.1% 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.