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 Las Vegas,
the W Tropicana Ave / S Durango Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
W Tropicana Ave / S Durango Dr neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the W Tropicana Ave / S Durango Dr neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 96.6% of the neighborhoods
Also, a majority of the adults in the W Tropicana Ave / S Durango Dr neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Nevada by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 95.6%
of the neighborhoods in Nevada.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
W Tropicana Ave / S Durango Dr neighborhood stands out by having 96.7% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of all American
Also, in the W Tropicana Ave / S Durango Dr neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 18.4% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 99.2% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Tropicana Ave / S Durango Dr neighborhood has more
Lebanese and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 0.6% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
W Tropicana Ave / S Durango Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 65.8% of the workforce
in the W Tropicana Ave / S Durango Dr neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 96.5% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the W Tropicana Ave / S Durango 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, 98.6% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.