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 San Antonio,
the American Legion Memorial Hwy / Oakland Bend neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
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 4.7% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
American Legion Memorial Hwy / Oakland Bend 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,
American Legion Memorial Hwy / Oakland Bend also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, the American Legion Memorial Hwy / Oakland Bend neighborhood is considered a solid choice
for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as
better than 94.1% of Texas neighborhoods
for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals,
executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes
that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood,
and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to
other neighborhoods in the state.
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.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 98.0% of commuters who live in the
American Legion Memorial Hwy / Oakland Bend neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the American Legion Memorial Hwy / Oakland Bend neighborhood has more
British and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 5.4% have French Canadian ancestry.
American Legion Memorial Hwy / Oakland Bend is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 2.4% of employed workers living in the
American Legion Memorial Hwy / Oakland Bend neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 97.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the American Legion Memorial Hwy / Oakland Bend neighborhood. A whopping 86.9% 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 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
Furthermore, one way that the American Legion Memorial Hwy / Oakland Bend neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.6% 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.