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
Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd 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
Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
96.0% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd choose to walk to work each day
(49.9%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
In the Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
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 Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 98.7% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd neighborhood has more
Russian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 3.0% have Dominican ancestry.
Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.8% 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 98.7% 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 Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 60.7% 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 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd 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 100.0% 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, 100.0% of the real estate in the Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 57.1% of the residential real estate vacant, the Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Also of note, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 57.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
Finally, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Millersport Hwy / Maple Rd neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 42.9% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.