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 Stafford Courthouse,
the Parkway Blvd / Garrisonville Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Parkway Blvd / Garrisonville Rd neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Parkway Blvd / Garrisonville Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Parkway Blvd / Garrisonville Rd neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 96.0% 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.
Furthermore, the Parkway Blvd / Garrisonville Rd neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
95.9% 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.
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
Parkway Blvd / Garrisonville Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
8.5% 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 95.7%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The Parkway Blvd / Garrisonville Rd 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 8%
of college-friendly places to live in VA.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Parkway Blvd / Garrisonville Rd neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 38.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Parkway Blvd / Garrisonville Rd stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 90.2% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.