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 Vienna,
the Dunn Loring Woods / Stonewall Manor neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 1.4% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Dunn Loring Woods / Stonewall Manor neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Dunn Loring Woods / Stonewall Manor also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Dunn Loring Woods / Stonewall Manor neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Virginia by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.2%
of the neighborhoods in Virginia.
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.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Dunn Loring Woods / Stonewall Manor neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 72.1% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 3.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.7% 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 Dunn Loring Woods / Stonewall Manor neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 18.0% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, the Dunn Loring Woods / Stonewall Manor neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
96.7% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 66.3%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 18.8% of the
Dunn Loring Woods / Stonewall Manor neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.2% of America's
Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Dunn Loring Woods / Stonewall Manor
neighborhood, analysis shows that 11.7% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
95.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Dunn Loring Woods / Stonewall Manor neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, one way that the Dunn Loring Woods / Stonewall Manor neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.2% 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.
Also of note, 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 Dunn Loring Woods / Stonewall Manor 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 97.0% of all American neighborhoods.