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 Skillman St / Kingsley Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Skillman St / Kingsley Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 98.9%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Skillman St / Kingsley Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, the first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 4.7% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.6% 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
Skillman St / Kingsley Rd neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Skillman St / Kingsley Rd neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 71.8% 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
97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Finally, a majority of the adults in the Skillman St / Kingsley Rd 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 96.7%
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 and families with school-aged children.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Skillman St / Kingsley Rd
neighborhood, analysis shows that 13.2% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
97.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Skillman St / Kingsley Rd neighborhood has more
English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the Skillman St / Kingsley Rd neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.