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 Phoenix,
the Skyline Heights / The Pointe neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Skyline Heights / The Pointe neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Skyline Heights / The Pointe community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Skyline Heights / The Pointe neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.2% 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 highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Skyline Heights / The Pointe
neighborhood, analysis shows that 15.0% 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
98.3% 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.
Also, our research reveals that 94.6% of commuters who live in the
Skyline Heights / The Pointe neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Skyline Heights / The Pointe neighborhood has more
Czechoslovakian and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 1.0% have Brazilian ancestry.
Skyline Heights / The Pointe is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Skyline Heights / The Pointe neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
96.5% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 65.7%
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, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Skyline Heights / The Pointe stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 84.1% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.