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 Powhatan,
the Huguenot / Subletts neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Huguenot / Subletts neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, 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 Huguenot / Subletts neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 65.8% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 95.3% of the neighborhoods
Also, if you're planning where to retire, the Huguenot / Subletts neighborhood in
Powhatan is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has
above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in VA,
offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an
enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better
for retirement living than 87.8% of the neighborhoods
in Virginia. If you are considering retiring to Virginia, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Huguenot / Subletts neighborhood stands out by having 94.0% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2% of all American
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Huguenot / Subletts neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 24.8% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.2% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Huguenot / Subletts neighborhood has more
Brazilian and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 3.5% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 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 Huguenot / Subletts 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 98.0% of all American neighborhoods.