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 Knoxville,
the West Emory 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 West Emory neighborhood has more
Austrian and British ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 1.7% have British ancestry.
West Emory is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
A majority of the adults in the West Emory 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 Tennessee by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.6%
of the neighborhoods in Tennessee.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, college students and urban sophisticates.
In addition, 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 West Emory neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 66.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
West Emory neighborhood stands out by having 95.0% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the West Emory neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.2% 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.