Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Gainesville,
the Lee Hwy / Old Linton Hall Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Lee Hwy / Old Linton Hall Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
15.4% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
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 Lee Hwy / Old Linton Hall Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 98.8%
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.
In addition, the Lee Hwy / Old Linton Hall Rd neighborhood is considered a solid choice
for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as
better than 94.4% of Virginia neighborhoods
for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals,
executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes
that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood,
and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to
other neighborhoods in the state.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lee Hwy / Old Linton Hall Rd neighborhood has more
Arab and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 1.5% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Lee Hwy / Old Linton Hall Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
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 Lee Hwy / Old Linton Hall Rd neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 13.0% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Lee Hwy / Old Linton Hall Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.4% 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, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Lee Hwy / Old Linton Hall Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.3% 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, 59.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.