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 Upper Arlington,
the Riverside Dr / Mccoy Rd 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 Riverside Dr / Mccoy Rd neighborhood has more
Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
A majority of the adults in the Riverside Dr / Mccoy Rd 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 Ohio by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.5%
of the neighborhoods in Ohio.
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.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Riverside Dr / Mccoy Rd neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 76.2% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Riverside Dr / Mccoy Rd neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.9% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 97.2% of the neighborhoods
Finally, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Riverside Dr / Mccoy Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 96.3%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 95.4% of commuters who live in the
Riverside Dr / Mccoy Rd neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 64.3% of the workforce
in the Riverside Dr / Mccoy Rd neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 95.7% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Riverside Dr / Mccoy Rd neighborhood, is that an incredible 86.0% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Riverside Dr / Mccoy Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.8% of neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, one way that the Riverside Dr / Mccoy Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.8% 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.