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: Diversity
Did you know that the Addison Heights neighborhood has more
British and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 3.1% have Welsh ancestry.
Addison Heights is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Addison Heights neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
99.8% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 80.3%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Addison Heights neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 24.8% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, with 2.7% of employed workers living in the
Addison Heights neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 97.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the
theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner,
than you're in good company with the people of the Addison Heights
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 99.8% of neighborhoods across the
country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own.
They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes,
cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates
live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big
city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial
patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you,
than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Addison Heights
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and active retirees.
In addition, 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 80.5% of the adults living in the
Addison Heights neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Also, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Addison Heights neighborhood is wealthier than 98.9%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 6.1% of residents in
the Addison Heights neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
98.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, in the Addison Heights neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 13.6% 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 97.6% 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.
Finally, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 17.4% of the
Addison Heights neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.0% of America's