The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
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 W 127th St / Roe Ave neighborhood is wealthier than 98.8%
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,
W 127th St / Roe Ave also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 77.9% of the adults living in the
W 127th St / Roe Ave neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.5%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Also, a majority of the adults in the W 127th St / Roe Ave 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 Kansas by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.1%
of the neighborhoods in Kansas.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and urban sophisticates.
Finally, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the W 127th St / Roe Ave neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 66.5% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 96.0% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 98.6% of commuters who live in the
W 127th St / Roe Ave neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W 127th St / Roe Ave neighborhood has more
Croatian and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 0.7% have Belgian ancestry.
W 127th St / Roe Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the W 127th St / Roe Ave neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.5% 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, owner-occupied real estate dominates the W 127th St / Roe Ave neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.3% of neighborhoods in America. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.5% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the W 127th St / Roe Ave neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the W 127th St / Roe Ave 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, 85.2% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.