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 San Diego,
the N Harbor Dr / Harbor Island Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
N Harbor Dr / Harbor Island Dr is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
In addition to being coastal, N Harbor Dr / Harbor Island Dr is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the N Harbor Dr / Harbor Island 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: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
N Harbor Dr / Harbor Island Dr 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
N Harbor Dr / Harbor Island Dr community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, the N Harbor Dr / Harbor Island Dr neighborhood is unique for having just
0.0% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 99.5% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 84.6% of employed workers living in the
N Harbor Dr / Harbor Island 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 N Harbor Dr / Harbor Island 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 84.6%
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 N Harbor Dr / Harbor Island Dr
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the N Harbor Dr / Harbor Island Dr neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 84.6% 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: Diversity
Did you know that the N Harbor Dr / Harbor Island Dr neighborhood has more
French ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry.