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 Midland City,
the Echo / Browns Crossroad neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Echo / Browns Crossroad neighborhood stands out by having 94.1% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.6% of all American
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Echo / Browns Crossroad neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Echo / Browns Crossroad neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.2% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Alabama, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Alabama.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
Echo / Browns Crossroad neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.0%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, the Echo / Browns Crossroad neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
95.0% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 21.6 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 94.5% of America.