Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Santa Fe,
the Saint Michaels Dr / Cerrillos Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Saint Michaels Dr / Cerrillos Rd neighborhood has more
Spanish and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry and 6.5% have Native American ancestry.
Saint Michaels Dr / Cerrillos Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Saint Michaels Dr / Cerrillos Rd
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Saint Michaels Dr / Cerrillos Rd neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 68.7% 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 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: People
Saint Michaels Dr / Cerrillos Rd has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 97.6% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Saint Michaels Dr / Cerrillos Rd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
12.4% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Saint Michaels Dr / Cerrillos Rd
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.4% of all American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, 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 Saint Michaels Dr / Cerrillos Rd neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 12.8% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Saint Michaels Dr / Cerrillos Rd 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, 81.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.