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 Brighton,
the Dick neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Dick neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 35.0% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 99.9% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Dick neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Dick neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 80.6% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Dick neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (41.6%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Dick neighborhood has more
French Canadian and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 9.8% have Swedish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 24.73 residents per square mile, Dick is less crowded than 93.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about Dick is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
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 Dick 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.