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 Strongsville,
the Bennington Dr / Stony Point Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Bennington Dr / Stony Point Dr 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
Bennington Dr / Stony Point Dr community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Bennington Dr / Stony Point Dr
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Ohio. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 97.6% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Ohio. 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
Bennington Dr / Stony Point Dr 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 and urban sophisticates.
Also, 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 Bennington Dr / Stony Point Dr neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 96.5% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Bennington Dr / Stony Point Dr neighborhood has more
Slovak and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 1.3% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 96.3% of commuters who live in the
Bennington Dr / Stony Point Dr neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
More residents of the Bennington Dr / Stony Point Dr neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Bennington Dr / Stony Point Dr neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.8% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Bennington Dr / Stony Point Dr neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 96.2% of all American neighborhoods.