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: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Texas. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.9% 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
Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and highly educated executives.
In addition, in a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 89.8% of the adults living in the
Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Finally, 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 Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 74.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood has more
English and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 5.0% have Scottish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 16.2% 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 98.7% 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.
Also, while most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood stands out by having 94.6% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3% of all American
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 70.8% of the workforce
in the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.6% 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.
Furthermore, 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 Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave 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 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Also of note, real estate in the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.