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 Fairfield,
the E St / Vandenberg Dr 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 E St / Vandenberg Dr neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 52.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
E St / Vandenberg Dr neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 100.0%
of the adult residents in the E St / Vandenberg Dr neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 66.9% of employed workers living in the
E St / Vandenberg Dr neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 99.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the E St / Vandenberg Dr 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 79.9%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
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 E St / Vandenberg Dr
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the E St / Vandenberg Dr neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 85.7% 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 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 2.96 residents per square mile, E St / Vandenberg Dr is less crowded than 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the E St / Vandenberg Dr neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the E St / Vandenberg Dr
In the E St / Vandenberg Dr neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 95.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.