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
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Belhaven U / Peachtree St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Belhaven U / Peachtree St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 1.1% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Mississippi.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 79.8% of the adults living in the
Belhaven U / Peachtree St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.9%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Belhaven U / Peachtree St neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish and British ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 2.9% have British ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Belhaven U / Peachtree St neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 20.1% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, executives, managers and professionals make up 67.0% of the workforce
in the Belhaven U / Peachtree St neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 97.0% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Residents of the Belhaven U / Peachtree St neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 67.1% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Belhaven U / Peachtree St neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 12.5% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 96.8% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.