The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Dillon Rd / Ave 44 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
Dillon Rd / Ave 44 community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Dillon Rd / Ave 44 neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Dillon Rd / Ave 44 neighborhood has more
Danish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 5.8% have Scottish ancestry.
Dillon Rd / Ave 44 is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.0% 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 Dillon Rd / Ave 44 neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 15.4% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 99.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 48.4% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
Furthermore, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Dillon Rd / Ave 44 neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 50.7%, which is higher than 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also of note, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Dillon Rd / Ave 44 neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 60.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.