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 Millwood Dr / Murfreesboro Pike 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 Millwood Dr / Murfreesboro Pike neighborhood has more
Arab and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 1.7% have Yugoslav ancestry.
Millwood Dr / Murfreesboro Pike is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 25.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
In the Millwood Dr / Murfreesboro Pike neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
What is also interesting to note, is that the Millwood Dr / Murfreesboro Pike
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(58.1%) than are found in 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Millwood Dr / Murfreesboro Pike neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
27.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note, 65.9% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Millwood Dr / Murfreesboro Pike neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (57.4%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 98.0% of the real estate in the Millwood Dr / Murfreesboro Pike neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, the Millwood Dr / Murfreesboro Pike neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 91.6% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Also of note, the real estate in the Millwood Dr / Murfreesboro Pike neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 76.9% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.8% of American neighborhoods.