The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
A majority of the adults in the Mountain Brook Village / Glencoe neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Alabama by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.8%
of the neighborhoods in Alabama.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, families with school-aged children and college students.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Mountain Brook Village / Glencoe neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 87.7% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Mountain Brook Village / Glencoe neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 72.5% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods
Finally, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Mountain Brook Village / Glencoe neighborhood is wealthier than 98.0%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Mountain Brook Village / Glencoe neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 7.0% have Scottish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 96.2% of commuters who live in the
Mountain Brook Village / Glencoe neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 73.9% of the workforce
in the Mountain Brook Village / Glencoe neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Residents of the Mountain Brook Village / Glencoe neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 61.1% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Mountain Brook Village / Glencoe neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.9% 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.