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 Bloomfield Hills,
the W Long Lake Rd / Echo Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
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 1.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
W Long Lake Rd / Echo Rd 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.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
W Long Lake Rd / Echo Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Michigan, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, W Long Lake Rd / Echo Rd
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Michigan,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 99.0% of neighborhoods in
MI. If a Michigan retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.
Also, 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 39.3% 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
98.1% 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.
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 Long Lake Rd / Echo Rd neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.9% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 97.2% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
W Long Lake Rd / Echo Rd neighborhood stands out by having 95.7% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7% of all American
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Long Lake Rd / Echo Rd neighborhood has more
Armenian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 2.7% have Greek ancestry.
W Long Lake Rd / Echo Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The W Long Lake Rd / Echo Rd neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
98.1% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 70.2%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the W Long Lake Rd / Echo Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.0% of neighborhoods in America.