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 Houston,
the Montrose Blvd / Bissonnet St 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 Montrose Blvd / Bissonnet St neighborhood is wealthier than 95.5%
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,
Montrose Blvd / Bissonnet St also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, 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 Montrose Blvd / Bissonnet St neighborhood, where 50.4% 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 99.6%
of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, Montrose Blvd / Bissonnet St has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 98.6% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
Finally, the Montrose Blvd / Bissonnet St neighborhood stands out within Texas
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 5%
of college-friendly places to live in TX.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, highly educated executives and active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 74.8% of the workforce
in the Montrose Blvd / Bissonnet St neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 99.1% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Montrose Blvd / Bissonnet St neighborhood has more
English and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 3.9% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
Montrose Blvd / Bissonnet St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.