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 Riverview,
the Balm Riverview Rd / Big Bend Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Balm Riverview Rd / Big Bend Rd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, of particular note, 3.1% of the people in the Balm Riverview Rd / Big Bend Rd
neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to
punishment for a crime.
Also, the Balm Riverview Rd / Big Bend 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
7.8% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of Florida. 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.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 5.0% of employed workers living in the
Balm Riverview Rd / Big Bend Rd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 98.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Balm Riverview Rd / Big Bend Rd neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 1.1% have Canadian ancestry.
Balm Riverview Rd / Big Bend Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 93.9% of commuters who live in the
Balm Riverview Rd / Big Bend Rd neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Balm Riverview Rd / Big Bend Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 74.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.