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 McAlester,
the W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270 neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270 neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, an interesting characteristic about the W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270 neighborhood
is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.9%
of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of
incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the
country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely
high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile
detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion
of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.
Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.2%
of the adult residents in the W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270 neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270 neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 27.8% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, from major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.8% of all American neighborhoods.
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 W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270 neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 77.8% 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 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270 neighborhood has more
Native American and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 5.2% have Dutch ancestry.
W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270 is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270 choose to walk to work each day
(16.7%) 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: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270 neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 99.6%, which is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270 neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the W Carl Albert Pky / U.S. Route 270 stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 100.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.