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
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 4.5% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Moontown / Dug Hill neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Moontown / Dug Hill also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Moontown / Dug Hill
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
Moontown / Dug Hill neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
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 Moontown / Dug Hill neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 96.9% of commuters who live in the
Moontown / Dug Hill neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Moontown / Dug Hill neighborhood has more
British ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Moontown / Dug Hill neighborhood. A whopping 54.2% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 96.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Moontown / Dug Hill neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.4% of neighborhoods in America.