The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 97.5% of commuters who live in the
Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 4.1% of employed workers living in the
Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 98.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood is wealthier than 98.4%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
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 Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.6% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 97.0% of the neighborhoods
Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Virginia. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 95.9% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Virginia. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 67.5% 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
95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood has more
Swedish and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 2.5% have Greek ancestry.
Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 24.1% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.4% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.3% 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.
Furthermore, 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 Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills 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 99.1% of all American neighborhoods.
Also of note, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.3% of neighborhoods in America.