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 Ventura,
the Foothill Rd / Harmon Canyon Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Foothill Rd / Harmon Canyon Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 95.7%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Foothill Rd / Harmon Canyon Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Foothill Rd / Harmon Canyon Rd 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.
Also, if you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Foothill Rd / Harmon Canyon Rd
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in California,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 95.0% of neighborhoods in
CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Foothill Rd / Harmon Canyon Rd neighborhood has more
Swiss and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 0.7% have Yugoslav ancestry.
Foothill Rd / Harmon Canyon Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Foothill Rd / Harmon Canyon Rd neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 23.0% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.5% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
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 Foothill Rd / Harmon Canyon Rd
More residents of the Foothill Rd / Harmon Canyon Rd neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this Foothill Rd / Harmon Canyon Rd 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 98.3% 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 97.4% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, one way that the Foothill Rd / Harmon Canyon Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.2% 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.