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 Nashville,
the Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, an interesting characteristic about the Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N 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 95.9%
of the adult residents in the Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 61.5%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, in the Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
30.8% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 23.1%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, more people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N
neighborhood than in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
In addition, 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 Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 15.4% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
One of the notable things about Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N
In the Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 98.8% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
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 Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 69.2% 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 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N neighborhood has more
Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry.
Centennial Blvd / 63rd Ave N is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.