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 Jamestown,
the Obyrnes Ferry Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Obyrnes Ferry Rd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, an interesting characteristic about the Obyrnes Ferry Rd neighborhood
is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.9%
of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of
incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the
country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely
high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile
detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion
of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.
Also, the Obyrnes Ferry Rd neighborhood is unique for having just
1.1% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 98.9% of America's neighborhoods.
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.
In the Obyrnes Ferry Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Obyrnes Ferry Rd neighborhood has more
Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
Obyrnes Ferry Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Obyrnes Ferry Rd neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.