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: Diversity
Did you know that the Oakville neighborhood has more
German ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 48.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
A majority of the adults in the Oakville 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 98.2%
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, active retirees and urban sophisticates.
In addition, 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 Oakville neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 66.2% 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
Oakville neighborhood stands out by having 95.2% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.2% of all American
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
More residents of the Oakville neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the Oakville 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 98.1% 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. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.5%, the Oakville 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.