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 Sandy Springs,
the Riverside Dr NW / Johnson Ferry Rd NW 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 Riverside Dr NW / Johnson Ferry Rd NW neighborhood has more
Yugoslav and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 2.6% have Eastern European ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Riverside Dr NW / Johnson Ferry Rd NW 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, a majority of the adults in the Riverside Dr NW / Johnson Ferry Rd NW neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Georgia by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.2%
of the neighborhoods in Georgia.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees, urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Riverside Dr NW / Johnson Ferry Rd NW neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 81.4% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Finally, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 1.5% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Riverside Dr NW / Johnson Ferry Rd NW neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Riverside Dr NW / Johnson Ferry Rd NW
neighborhood, analysis shows that 13.3% 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
97.4% 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
The Riverside Dr NW / Johnson Ferry Rd NW neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
97.2% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 67.7%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Riverside Dr NW / Johnson Ferry Rd NW neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.9% 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.
Furthermore, this Riverside Dr NW / Johnson Ferry Rd NW 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.
Also of note, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Riverside Dr NW / Johnson Ferry Rd NW neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.9% of neighborhoods in America.