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: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Smithson Valley Rd / Laurie Michelle
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Texas. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.2% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Texas. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Smithson Valley Rd / Laurie Michelle neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Smithson Valley Rd / Laurie Michelle neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 68.2% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Smithson Valley Rd / Laurie Michelle neighborhood has more
Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry.
Smithson Valley Rd / Laurie Michelle is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Smithson Valley Rd / Laurie Michelle
neighborhood, analysis shows that 14.6% 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
98.2% 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: Occupations
With 2.9% of employed workers living in the
Smithson Valley Rd / Laurie Michelle neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 98.1% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Smithson Valley Rd / Laurie Michelle neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 98.6% of all American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Smithson Valley Rd / Laurie Michelle neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.4% of neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Smithson Valley Rd / Laurie Michelle neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 58.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
Finally, one way that the Smithson Valley Rd / Laurie Michelle neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.1% 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.