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 Skyline Dr / S 61st St 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 Skyline Dr / S 61st St neighborhood has more
Asian and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 57.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.8% have Haitian ancestry.
Skyline Dr / S 61st St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 36.2% 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 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Skyline Dr / S 61st St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 35.4% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.2% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
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.
What is interesting to note, is that the Skyline Dr / S 61st St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(50.9%) than are found in 97.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
Skyline Dr / S 61st St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 3.0% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of California.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Skyline Dr / S 61st St neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
96.0% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this Skyline Dr / S 61st St neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.9% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 98.2% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, one way that the Skyline Dr / S 61st St neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.