When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Happy Valley City Center
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Oregon. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.9% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Oregon. 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 Happy Valley
City Center neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students, highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 4.9% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Happy Valley City Center neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Happy Valley City Center also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Happy Valley
City 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Happy Valley City Center neighborhood has more
Yugoslav and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 1.4% have Lebanese ancestry.
Happy Valley City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Happy Valley City Center neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.5% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, this Happy Valley City Center 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 100.0% 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 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, one way that the Happy Valley City Center 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.