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 View,
the Melrose / Pleasant Grove neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Melrose / Pleasant Grove
neighborhood, analysis shows that 14.4% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
98.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Melrose / Pleasant Grove neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 98.0% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the unique characteristics of the Melrose / Pleasant Grove
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 97.0% of the neighborhoods
Also of note, 59.9% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the Melrose / Pleasant Grove neighborhood in
Mountain View is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has
above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in AR,
offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an
enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better
for retirement living than 88.8% of the neighborhoods
in Arkansas. If you are considering retiring to Arkansas, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 15.47 residents per square mile, Melrose / Pleasant Grove is less crowded than 95.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about Melrose / Pleasant Grove is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Melrose / Pleasant Grove neighborhood has more
Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry.
Melrose / Pleasant Grove is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.