When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 100.0% of commuters who live in the
Caton Farm Rd / Oakland Ave neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
An interesting characteristic about the Caton Farm Rd / Oakland Ave neighborhood
is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.8%
of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of
incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the
country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely
high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile
detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion
of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.
In addition, 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 0.3% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Caton Farm Rd / Oakland Ave 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: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Residents of the Caton Farm Rd / Oakland Ave neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 70.5% 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 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Caton Farm Rd / Oakland Ave neighborhood has more
African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 15.7% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Caton Farm Rd / Oakland Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 96.9%, which is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Caton Farm Rd / Oakland Ave neighborhood. A whopping 62.7% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Also of note, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Caton Farm Rd / Oakland Ave neighborhood could be your paradise. With 35.3% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.5% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.