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: 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 Brooke Rd / Marlborough Point Rd
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Brooke Rd / Marlborough Point Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
12.6% 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 98.7%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Brooke Rd / Marlborough Point Rd neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
98.6% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Furthermore, the Brooke Rd / Marlborough Point Rd neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 98.4% 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: Diversity
Did you know that the Brooke Rd / Marlborough Point Rd neighborhood has more
Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.8%)
living in the Brooke Rd / Marlborough Point Rd neighborhood.
In addition, the Brooke Rd / Marlborough Point Rd neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
7.3% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of Virginia. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Brooke Rd / Marlborough Point Rd neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 29.6% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.7% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this Brooke Rd / Marlborough Point Rd neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.1% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 98.5% of all neighborhoods in America.