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 Chesterfield,
the Clarkson Rd / Baxter 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 4.8% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Clarkson Rd / Baxter 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,
Clarkson Rd / Baxter Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Clarkson Rd / Baxter 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 Missouri by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.2%
of the neighborhoods in Missouri.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Clarkson Rd / Baxter 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 Clarkson Rd / Baxter Rd neighborhood has more
Armenian and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 2.6% have Welsh ancestry.
Clarkson Rd / Baxter Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Clarkson Rd / Baxter Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.3% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, one way that the Clarkson Rd / Baxter Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.0% 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, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Clarkson Rd / Baxter Rd stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 90.2% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.