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 Heber-Overgaard,
the Deer Trl / Chevelon 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
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 9.5% of residents in
the Deer Trl / Chevelon Rd neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
99.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Deer Trl / Chevelon Rd 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 99.3% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Deer Trl / Chevelon Rd neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 13.3% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, there are more people living in the Deer Trl / Chevelon Rd neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (57.7%) 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: Diversity
Did you know that the Deer Trl / Chevelon Rd neighborhood has more
Irish and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 31.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 1.2% have Lithuanian ancestry.
Deer Trl / Chevelon Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% 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 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Deer Trl / Chevelon Rd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
12.1% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Deer Trl / Chevelon Rd
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Deer Trl / Chevelon Rd neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 59.5% 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 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 78.3% of the residential real estate vacant, the Deer Trl / Chevelon Rd neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 99.8% 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.