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: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Starwood Dr / Burkett Dr neighborhood stands out by having 97.7% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of all American
Also, in the Starwood Dr / Burkett Dr neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 17.3% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 99.0% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Starwood Dr / Burkett Dr neighborhood has more
Iranian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 7.3% have Cuban ancestry.
Starwood Dr / Burkett Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
A majority of the adults in the Starwood Dr / Burkett 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 Texas by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.1%
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 families with school-aged children, urban sophisticates and college students.
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 0.9% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Starwood Dr / Burkett Dr 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.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Starwood Dr / Burkett Dr 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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Starwood Dr / Burkett Dr neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Starwood Dr / Burkett Dr neighborhood. A whopping 63.1% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Also of note, one way that the Starwood Dr / Burkett Dr neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.8% 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.