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 Town Center / Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine neighborhood has more
British and Brazilian 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 1.1% have Brazilian ancestry.
Town Center / Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Town Center / Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Town Center / Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 69.3% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: People
If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the Town Center / Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine neighborhood, where 38.9% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.0%
of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the Town Center / Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine 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 6%
of college-friendly places to live in VA.
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 Town Center / Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
In the Town Center / Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Town Center / Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 5.3% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 64.4% of the workforce
in the Town Center / Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.