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 Winchester,
the Thompson Rd / Washington St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Thompson Rd / Washington St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
10.0% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 1.9% of employed workers living in the
Thompson Rd / Washington St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 97.0% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Thompson Rd / Washington St
is among the best neighborhoods for families in California. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 96.7% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of California. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Thompson Rd / Washington St neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Thompson Rd / Washington St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
20.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
95.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Thompson Rd / Washington St neighborhood. A whopping 91.0% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
Furthermore, one way that the Thompson Rd / Washington St neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.6% 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.