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 Carrollton,
the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
More residents of the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: People
The first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 15.5% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in
America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly
neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the
Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
In addition, the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (100.0%) than found in
99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Also, if you are planning to retire in Texas, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Luna Rd / Valwood Pky
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Texas,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 98.4% of neighborhoods in
TX. If a Texas retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for first-time home buyers.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 8.7% have Scottish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Unpopulated, and rural, the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 92.5% of the neighborhoods in America. One of the notable things about Luna Rd / Valwood Pky 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, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.4% of neighborhoods in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 62.1% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.
Also of note, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood's real estate landscape than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 55.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 25.0% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.1% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Luna Rd / Valwood Pky neighborhood stands out by having 94.4% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.1% of all American