The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
N Western Ave / NW 172nd St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, N Western Ave / NW 172nd St
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Oklahoma. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 98.3% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Oklahoma. 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
N Western Ave / NW 172nd St 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, college students 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 N Western Ave / NW 172nd St neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 96.8% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Western Ave / NW 172nd St neighborhood has more
Iranian and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 5.4% have African ancestry.
N Western Ave / NW 172nd St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
N Western Ave / NW 172nd St neighborhood stands out by having 95.4% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this N Western Ave / NW 172nd St neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.2% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 98.7% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the N Western Ave / NW 172nd St neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.2% of neighborhoods in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.5%, the N Western Ave / NW 172nd St neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.5% 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.
Also of note, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the N Western Ave / NW 172nd St neighborhood. A whopping 47.2% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.