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
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Franklin Pike / Morriswood Dr 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
Franklin Pike / Morriswood Dr community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Franklin Pike / Morriswood Dr 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 98.5%
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 college students, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the Franklin Pike / Morriswood Dr neighborhood, where 37.6% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 97.7%
of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Franklin Pike / Morriswood Dr neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 21.8% have English ancestry.
Franklin Pike / Morriswood Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Franklin Pike / Morriswood Dr neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
97.0% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 67.1%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.