The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Alma Dr / W Parker Rd neighborhood has more
Iranian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 1.9% have Jamaican ancestry.
Alma Dr / W Parker Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Alma Dr / W Parker Rd has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 97.2% 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.
In addition, the Alma Dr / W Parker Rd 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 8%
of college-friendly places to live in TX.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Alma Dr / W Parker Rd neighborhood stands out by having 94.2% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.6% of all American
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Alma Dr / W Parker Rd neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
95.0% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Alma Dr / W Parker Rd 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, 91.6% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Furthermore, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.6%, the Alma Dr / W Parker Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.4% 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.