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 Rochester,
the Rochester Rd / W Gunn Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Rochester Rd / W Gunn Rd
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Michigan. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.3% 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
Rochester Rd / W Gunn Rd neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Rochester Rd / W Gunn Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 96.7%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
Also, 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 Rochester Rd / W Gunn Rd neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 66.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 95.7% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Rochester Rd / W Gunn Rd neighborhood stands out by having 95.1% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.1% of all American
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 68.8% of the workforce
in the Rochester Rd / W Gunn Rd neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 97.7% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Rochester Rd / W Gunn Rd neighborhood has more
Romanian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 13.3% have Polish ancestry.
Rochester Rd / W Gunn Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this Rochester Rd / W Gunn 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 100.0% 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 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, one way that the Rochester Rd / W Gunn Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.8% 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.
Also of note, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.8%, the Rochester Rd / W Gunn Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.8% 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.