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 Emerald Isle,
the Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
In addition to being coastal, Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 69.2% of the residential real estate vacant, the Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd neighborhood has more
Scottish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 27.9% have English ancestry.
Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.1% 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 Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 73.7% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd 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 North Carolina by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.1%
of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 66.9% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 10.3% of employed workers living in the
Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 99.4% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Furthermore, executives, managers and professionals make up 68.0% of the workforce
in the Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
In addition, 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 Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 15.1% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Lord Berkley Dr / Coast Guard Rd neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 12.0% 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 96.2% 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.