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 Stevenson Ave / Stultz Rd neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 6.3% have Iranian ancestry.
Stevenson Ave / Stultz Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.3% 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 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Stevenson Ave / Stultz Rd neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 98.1% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Stevenson Ave / Stultz Rd neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 36,454 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.8% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, the real estate in the Stevenson Ave / Stultz Rd neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 94.4% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.1% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Stevenson Ave / Stultz 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, 90.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Also of note, the Stevenson Ave / Stultz Rd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 88.0% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Stevenson Ave / Stultz Rd
What is interesting to note, is that the Stevenson Ave / Stultz Rd
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(43.8%) than are found in 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The Stevenson Ave / Stultz Rd neighborhood stands out within Virginia
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 VA.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for first-time home buyers.