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 Marietta,
the Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE neighborhood is wealthier than 95.7%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Georgia. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 97.8% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Georgia. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE neighborhood.
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, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE neighborhood has more
Cuban and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 6.4% have Scottish ancestry.
Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE
neighborhood, analysis shows that 14.7% 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
98.2% 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.
Also, while most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE neighborhood stands out by having 94.4% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.0% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE 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 100.0% 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 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, one way that the Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.1% 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, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE 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, 89.3% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Finally, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Shallowford Rd / Mcpherson Rd NE neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.3% of neighborhoods in America.