The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, Port Blvd / S America Way is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
55.6% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Port Blvd / S America Way
neighborhood, analysis shows that 73.5% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
99.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 72.1% of employed workers living in the
Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 99.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Port Blvd / S America Way community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood has more
Scottish and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 33.8% have Welsh ancestry.
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 Port Blvd / S America Way
In the Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Port Blvd / S America Way
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 72.2% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.