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 Farmington Hills,
the W 13 Mile Rd / Drake Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W 13 Mile Rd / Drake Rd neighborhood has more
Arab and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 1.4% have Armenian ancestry.
W 13 Mile Rd / Drake Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.5% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 94.5% of commuters who live in the
W 13 Mile Rd / Drake Rd neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
A majority of the adults in the W 13 Mile Rd / Drake Rd 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 Michigan by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 96.5%
of the neighborhoods in Michigan.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.
In addition, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the W 13 Mile Rd / Drake Rd neighborhood, where 30.8% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 95.0%
of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this W 13 Mile Rd / Drake Rd neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.7% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, one way that the W 13 Mile Rd / Drake Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.7% 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.