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: Diversity
Did you know that the Hamilton Lakes / Starmount Forest neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 8.0% have Scottish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Hamilton Lakes / Starmount Forest neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Hamilton Lakes / Starmount Forest community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Hamilton Lakes / Starmount Forest neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Also, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would
purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them
regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets
to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't
do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy
and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in
the Hamilton Lakes / Starmount Forest neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 97.2% of neighborhoods
across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane
tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy,
educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or
not they live in or near a big city.
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, highly educated executives and college students.
Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the Hamilton Lakes / Starmount Forest neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 71.0% 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
96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Hamilton Lakes / Starmount Forest
neighborhood, analysis shows that 14.2% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
98.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Also, our research reveals that 93.7% of commuters who live in the
Hamilton Lakes / Starmount Forest neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the Hamilton Lakes / Starmount Forest neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.