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 Scarsdale,
the Saw Mill River Rd / Lawrence St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But
in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis reveals that 52.6% of the adults here have
earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a
higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in
99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American
neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are
highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 0.4% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Saw Mill River Rd / Lawrence St neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
Also, a majority of the adults in the Saw Mill River Rd / Lawrence St 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 New York by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.9%
of the neighborhoods in New York.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, families with school-aged children and active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Saw Mill River Rd / Lawrence St neighborhood has more
Romanian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 13.2% have Russian ancestry.
Saw Mill River Rd / Lawrence St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Saw Mill River Rd / Lawrence St neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
97.9% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 69.7%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Saw Mill River Rd / Lawrence St neighborhood, 32.1% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 97.6% of the
neighborhoods in America.