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: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Ballantyne Commons Pky / Elm Ln neighborhood is wealthier than 95.7%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Ballantyne Commons Pky / Elm Ln also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
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 Ballantyne Commons Pky / Elm Ln neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 71.5% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 98.9% of the neighborhoods
Also, the Ballantyne Commons Pky / Elm Ln neighborhood is considered a solid choice
for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as
better than 90.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods
for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals,
executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes
that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood,
and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to
other neighborhoods in the state.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Ballantyne Commons Pky / Elm Ln neighborhood has more
Eastern European and English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 21.9% have English ancestry.
Ballantyne Commons Pky / Elm Ln is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% 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 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Ballantyne Commons Pky / Elm Ln 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, 87.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.