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 Sunset North 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
Sunset North 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
Sunset North community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, Sunset North has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 97.3% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
Also, a majority of the adults in the Sunset North neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Arizona by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 96.2%
of the neighborhoods in Arizona.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Sunset North
neighborhood, analysis shows that 18.7% 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
99.2% 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: Diversity
Did you know that the Sunset North neighborhood has more
Belgian and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 1.4% have Canadian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Sunset North neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.6% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Sunset North 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, 84.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.