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 Harwinton,
the Birge Park Rd / Lead Mine Brook Rd 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 Birge Park Rd / Lead Mine Brook Rd neighborhood has more
Czechoslovakian and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 25.6% have Italian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Birge Park Rd / Lead Mine Brook Rd neighborhood stands out by having 94.6% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.4% of all American
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Birge Park Rd / Lead Mine Brook Rd neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 24.5% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.7% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: People
The Birge Park Rd / Lead Mine Brook Rd neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
9.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of Connecticut. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the Birge Park Rd / Lead Mine Brook Rd neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
Furthermore, this Birge Park Rd / Lead Mine Brook 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 98.6% 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 97.9% of all neighborhoods in America.