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 Sells,
the Santa Rosa / Ak Chin neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Santa Rosa / Ak Chin neighborhood has more
Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 90.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
Santa Rosa / Ak Chin is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 46.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Unpopulated, and rural, the Santa Rosa / Ak Chin neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
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 Santa Rosa / Ak Chin neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 17.1% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, it used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
Santa Rosa / Ak Chin neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 5.4%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Santa Rosa / Ak Chin neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 19.3%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 97.5% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, in the Santa Rosa / Ak Chin neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
20.7% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.7%)
living in the Santa Rosa / Ak Chin neighborhood.