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 Jacksonville,
the Scott Mill Rd / Mandarin 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 Scott Mill Rd / Mandarin Rd neighborhood has more
Yugoslav and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 2.7% have Cuban ancestry.
Scott Mill Rd / Mandarin Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Scott Mill Rd / Mandarin 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.
In addition, the Scott Mill Rd / Mandarin Rd neighborhood is considered a solid choice
for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as
better than 92.8% of Florida neighborhoods
for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals,
executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes
that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood,
and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to
other neighborhoods in the state.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Scott Mill Rd / Mandarin Rd neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
95.4% 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, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Scott Mill Rd / Mandarin Rd stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 84.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Furthermore, one way that the Scott Mill Rd / Mandarin Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.7% 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.
Also of note, this Scott Mill Rd / Mandarin 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 96.9% 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 95.7% of all neighborhoods in America.