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: Occupations
With 52.6% of employed workers living in the
Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 99.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Furthermore, there are more people living in the Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (48.2%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
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 Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 19.2% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd 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 0.4% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of North Carolina.
In addition, an extraordinary 11.9% of the residents of the
Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 72.2% 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 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
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 Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd
In the Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.8% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 14.9%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 96.5% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd neighborhood has more
Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 99.7% of the real estate in the Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 74.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Also of note, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Longstreet Rd / Honeycutt Rd neighborhood. A whopping 61.0% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 97.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.