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 Montgomery,
the Ray Thorington Rd / Wisdomwood Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Ray Thorington Rd / Wisdomwood Rd neighborhood has more
Lebanese and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 8.3% have Arab ancestry.
Ray Thorington Rd / Wisdomwood Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Ray Thorington Rd / Wisdomwood Rd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, if you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no
further than the Ray Thorington Rd / Wisdomwood Rd neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools,
above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in
predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood
among the top 12.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods
across the state of Alabama. In addition, there are a high proportion
of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy
for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community
support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected
by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational
attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 5.1% of employed workers living in the
Ray Thorington Rd / Wisdomwood Rd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 99.0% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Ray Thorington Rd / Wisdomwood Rd neighborhood stands out by having 95.4% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Ray Thorington Rd / Wisdomwood Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Ray Thorington Rd / Wisdomwood Rd neighborhood. A whopping 78.4% 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 98.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Also of note, this Ray Thorington Rd / Wisdomwood Rd 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 98.6% 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 97.8% of all neighborhoods in America.