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 Decatur,
the Pleasant Mills / Coppess Corner 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 Pleasant Mills / Coppess Corner neighborhood has more
Swiss and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 2.1% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Pleasant Mills / Coppess Corner is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Pleasant Mills / Coppess Corner
More residents of the Pleasant Mills / Coppess Corner neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Pleasant Mills / Coppess Corner 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, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Pleasant Mills / Coppess Corner
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Indiana. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 96.0% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Indiana. 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
Pleasant Mills / Coppess Corner neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Unpopulated, and rural, the Pleasant Mills / Coppess Corner neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 90.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Pleasant Mills / Coppess Corner neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.6% of neighborhoods in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Pleasant Mills / Coppess Corner neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Pleasant Mills / Coppess Corner neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 96.4% of all American neighborhoods.