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 Mountain Brook,
the Poe Dr / Ranger Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Poe Dr / Ranger Rd
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Alabama. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.9% 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
Poe Dr / Ranger Rd neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, active retirees and urban sophisticates.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Poe Dr / Ranger Rd 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.
Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 81.0% of the adults living in the
Poe Dr / Ranger Rd neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.1%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Finally, 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 3.2% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Poe Dr / Ranger Rd 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.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 76.5% of the workforce
in the Poe Dr / Ranger Rd neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Poe Dr / Ranger Rd neighborhood has more
English and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 1.3% have Lebanese ancestry.
Poe Dr / Ranger Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
More residents of the Poe Dr / Ranger Rd neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 94.1% of commuters who live in the
Poe Dr / Ranger Rd neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Poe Dr / Ranger Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.9% 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.
Furthermore, this Poe Dr / Ranger 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 98.4% 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 97.6% of all neighborhoods in America.