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 Tuscaloosa,
the Lake Nicol Rd / New Watermelon Rd 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
Lake Nicol Rd / New Watermelon Rd neighborhood stands out by having 96.0% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of all American
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Lake Nicol Rd / New Watermelon Rd
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Alabama. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 98.9% 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
Lake Nicol Rd / New Watermelon 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, urban sophisticates and college students.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Lake Nicol Rd / New Watermelon 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, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the Lake Nicol Rd / New Watermelon Rd neighborhood, where 35.9% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 97.2%
of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Lake Nicol Rd / New Watermelon Rd neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
96.4% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 65.6%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Lake Nicol Rd / New Watermelon Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.7% 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, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Lake Nicol Rd / New Watermelon Rd neighborhood. A whopping 53.6% 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 96.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Also of note, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Lake Nicol Rd / New Watermelon Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.1% of neighborhoods in America.