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 Village Center 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 Scarsdale Village Center neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 12.6% have Russian ancestry.
Scarsdale Village Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the Scarsdale Village Center neighborhood, where 59.1% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 99.9%
of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Scarsdale
Village Center 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 Scarsdale
Village Center community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Scarsdale
Village Center neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Finally, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Scarsdale Village Center
is among the best neighborhoods for families in New York. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 98.2% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of New York. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Scarsdale
Village Center neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Scarsdale Village Center neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
99.7% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 78.8%
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 Scarsdale Village Center neighborhood, 58.4% 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 99.2% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Scarsdale Village Center neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.7% 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.
Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 64.7% of the residential real estate in the Scarsdale Village Center neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.