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 Durham,
the Fayetteville Rd / Laurel Springs Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Fayetteville Rd / Laurel Springs Dr neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, with more than 2.4% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Fayetteville Rd / Laurel Springs Dr is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, if you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording
an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives
live in the area, the Fayetteville Rd / Laurel Springs Dr neighborhood should be
on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable
real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy
executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
analysis places it as one of the top 10.9% executive lifestyle
neighborhoods in the state of North Carolina.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Fayetteville Rd / Laurel Springs Dr neighborhood has more
British and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 2.2% have Austrian ancestry.
Fayetteville Rd / Laurel Springs Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Fayetteville Rd / Laurel Springs Dr
In the Fayetteville Rd / Laurel Springs Dr neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 96.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Fayetteville Rd / Laurel Springs Dr 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, 94.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.