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: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
S 96th St / Capitol Ave 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
S 96th St / Capitol Ave community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Nebraska, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, S 96th St / Capitol Ave
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Nebraska,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 99.6% of neighborhoods in
NE. If a Nebraska retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the S 96th St / Capitol Ave neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 69.1% 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
96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
S 96th St / Capitol Ave neighborhood stands out by having 95.1% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of all American
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S 96th St / Capitol Ave neighborhood has more
Swedish and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 26.3% have Irish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The S 96th St / Capitol Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
97.2% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 67.7%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the S 96th St / Capitol Ave 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.