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 Dallas,
the Abrams Rd / Royal Ln neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Abrams Rd / Royal Ln neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 1.5% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Abrams Rd / Royal Ln neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Abrams Rd / Royal Ln also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
Also, a majority of the adults in the Abrams Rd / Royal Ln 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 Texas by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.0%
of the neighborhoods in Texas.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, families with school-aged children and active retirees.
Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the Abrams Rd / Royal Ln neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 79.5% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Abrams Rd / Royal Ln neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
99.6% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 77.9%
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.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Abrams Rd / Royal Ln neighborhood stands out by having 95.3% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3% of all American
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Abrams Rd / Royal Ln neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 1.0% have Yugoslav ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Abrams Rd / Royal Ln neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.9% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Abrams Rd / Royal Ln stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 96.4% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Also of note, this Abrams Rd / Royal Ln neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 100.0% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America.
Finally, one way that the Abrams Rd / Royal Ln neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.7% 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.