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: Occupations
The Stafford Courthouse Town Center neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
98.0% 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 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 Stafford Courthouse Town Center neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 15.7% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Stafford Courthouse Town Center neighborhood has more
Jamaican and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 1.1% have Iranian ancestry.
Stafford Courthouse Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.5% 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 Stafford Courthouse Town Center
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 Stafford Courthouse
Town Center neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
9.2% 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 96.6%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Stafford Courthouse
Town Center (20.7%) than in 95.5% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Stafford Courthouse Town Center neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.5% 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, 61.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
Furthermore, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Stafford Courthouse Town Center neighborhood could be your paradise. With 33.0% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.8% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Also of note, one way that the Stafford Courthouse Town Center neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.1% 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.