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
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 2.7% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
La Costa Ct / Ivy Hill Dr 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,
La Costa Ct / Ivy Hill Dr also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
La Costa Ct / Ivy Hill Dr 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.
Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, La Costa Ct / Ivy Hill Dr
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Michigan. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 98.2% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Michigan. 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
La Costa Ct / Ivy Hill Dr neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the La Costa Ct / Ivy Hill Dr neighborhood has more
Scottish and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 14.1% have Polish ancestry.
La Costa Ct / Ivy Hill Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% 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 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
La Costa Ct / Ivy Hill Dr neighborhood stands out by having 96.0% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.9% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the La Costa Ct / Ivy Hill Dr neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.1% of neighborhoods in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.5%, the La Costa Ct / Ivy Hill Dr neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.5% 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, one way that the La Costa Ct / Ivy Hill Dr neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.5% 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.