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
Country Club Ridge / Franklin Park 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
Country Club Ridge / Franklin Park community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Country Club Ridge / Franklin Park neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 28.9% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.3% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Country Club Ridge / Franklin Park neighborhood stands out by having 96.1% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of all American
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Country Club Ridge / Franklin Park neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 95.6% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Country Club Ridge / Franklin Park neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Country Club Ridge / Franklin Park 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: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Country Club Ridge / Franklin Park 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. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Country Club Ridge / Franklin Park 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, one way that the Country Club Ridge / Franklin Park neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.