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 Cary,
the Carpenter neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Carpenter neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 2.5% have Welsh ancestry.
Carpenter is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
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 Carpenter neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 70.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 98.4% of the neighborhoods
In addition, 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 74.5% of the adults living in the
Carpenter neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.7%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Carpenter neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
98.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 70.8%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Carpenter neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 13.6% 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 97.6% 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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Carpenter neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 76.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.