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
Meadowvale Rd NW / Elk Lake Rd NW 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
Meadowvale Rd NW / Elk Lake Rd NW community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Meadowvale Rd NW / Elk Lake Rd NW
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Minnesota. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 95.6% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Minnesota. 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
Meadowvale Rd NW / Elk Lake Rd NW 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 and urban sophisticates.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Meadowvale Rd NW / Elk Lake Rd NW 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Meadowvale Rd NW / Elk Lake Rd NW neighborhood has more
Norwegian and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 2.3% have Finnish ancestry.
Meadowvale Rd NW / Elk Lake Rd NW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the Meadowvale Rd NW / Elk Lake Rd NW neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
Furthermore, one way that the Meadowvale Rd NW / Elk Lake Rd NW neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.1% 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.