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: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the West St / Mountain View Cir
neighborhood, analysis shows that 40.7% 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
99.9% 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.
Also, in the West St / Mountain View Cir 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 70.0%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Finally, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.6% of residents in
the West St / Mountain View Cir neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
West St / Mountain View Cir 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
West St / Mountain View Cir community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the West St / Mountain View Cir
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
98.3% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The West St / Mountain View Cir
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the West St / Mountain View Cir neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 78.8% 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 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the West St / Mountain View Cir neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 3.4% have Greek ancestry.
West St / Mountain View Cir is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.0% 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 West St / Mountain View Cir
In the West St / Mountain View Cir neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the West St / Mountain View Cir
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 95.8% of all American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the West St / Mountain View Cir neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 95.2% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the West St / Mountain View Cir 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.