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 Moontown / Dug Hill neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 98.2% 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
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Moontown / Dug Hill neighborhood stands out by having 96.9% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of all American
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, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Moontown / Dug Hill neighborhood's real estate landscape than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 54.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
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.