When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Route 60 / U.S. Route 60 neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (37.5%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Route 60 / U.S. Route 60 neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Route 60 / U.S. Route 60 neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 5.8% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Arizona, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Arizona.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for first-time home buyers.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Route 60 / U.S. Route 60 neighborhood has more
Canadian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 1.9% have Slovak ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 32.43 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 92.4% of America. One of the notable things about Route 60 / U.S. Route 60 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.
In addition, the Route 60 / U.S. Route 60 neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 74.7% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.
Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Route 60 / U.S. Route 60 neighborhood. A whopping 79.0% 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 99.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Also of note, real estate in the Route 60 / U.S. Route 60 neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood. Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 41.3% of the residential real estate vacant, the Route 60 / U.S. Route 60 neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Finally, the Route 60 / U.S. Route 60 neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 81.5% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.