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 Savannah,
the E Bay St / E Factors Walk neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
E Bay St / E Factors Walk 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
E Bay St / E Factors Walk community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
E Bay St / E Factors Walk neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 0.4% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Georgia.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
Also, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the E Bay St / E Factors Walk
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
33.6% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Bay St / E Factors Walk neighborhood has more
Greek and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 2.3% have Swiss ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the E Bay St / E Factors Walk neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 16.2% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 98.7% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Also, in the E Bay St / E Factors Walk neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 27.9%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 1.4% of employed workers living in the
E Bay St / E Factors Walk neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 95.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 79.2% of the residential real estate in the E Bay St / E Factors Walk neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.