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: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Westbrook Dr / Sheepshead Dr 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
Westbrook Dr / Sheepshead Dr community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character
and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America,
has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 55.7%. This
is a higher percent living alone than we found in 98.6% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals
to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Westbrook Dr / Sheepshead Dr neighborhood has more
Italian and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 1.5% have Lithuanian ancestry.
Westbrook Dr / Sheepshead Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
One of the notable things about Westbrook Dr / Sheepshead Dr is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
In addition, the Westbrook Dr / Sheepshead Dr neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 95.1% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Westbrook Dr / Sheepshead Dr neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.7% of neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Westbrook Dr / Sheepshead 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, 90.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Finally, this Westbrook Dr / Sheepshead Dr neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.2% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 97.3% of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Westbrook Dr / Sheepshead Dr neighborhood stands out by having 93.9% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of all American