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 Chowchilla,
the Ave 7 1 / 2 / RD 7 neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
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
Ave 7 1 / 2 / RD 7 neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 29.7%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Ave 7 1 / 2 / RD 7
neighborhood, analysis shows that 22.8% 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
99.6% 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, in the Ave 7 1 / 2 / RD 7 neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
24.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Ave 7 1 / 2 / RD 7 neighborhood has more
Portuguese and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 71.5% have Mexican ancestry.
Ave 7 1 / 2 / RD 7 is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
More residents of the Ave 7 1 / 2 / RD 7 neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
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 5.2 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 98.3% of America.