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: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Nicholson Ln / Rockville Pike 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
Nicholson Ln / Rockville Pike community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But
in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis reveals that 45.9% of the adults here have
earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a
higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in
99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American
neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are
highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
Also, of particular note, 3.6% of the people in the Nicholson Ln / Rockville Pike
neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to
punishment for a crime.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Nicholson Ln / Rockville Pike neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Iranian 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 2.7% have Iranian ancestry.
Nicholson Ln / Rockville Pike is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 70.9% of the workforce
in the Nicholson Ln / Rockville Pike neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Furthermore, the Nicholson Ln / Rockville Pike neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
97.1% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
In addition, the Nicholson Ln / Rockville Pike neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 96.8% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Nicholson Ln / Rockville Pike neighborhood, 35.9% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 97.9% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Nicholson Ln / Rockville Pike neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 91.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 98.7% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Nicholson Ln / Rockville Pike neighborhood. A whopping 52.0% 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 96.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Also of note, the Nicholson Ln / Rockville Pike neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 84.0% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.