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: 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 Holland Rd / Dam Neck Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 95.8%
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.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Holland Rd / Dam Neck Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, an extraordinary 12.0% of the residents of the
Holland Rd / Dam Neck Rd neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Also, if you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no
further than the Holland Rd / Dam Neck Rd neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools,
above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in
predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood
among the top 10.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods
across the state of Virginia. In addition, there are a high proportion
of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy
for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community
support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected
by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational
attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 9.3% of employed workers living in the
Holland Rd / Dam Neck Rd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 99.4% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
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 Holland Rd / Dam Neck Rd neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 15.9% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Holland Rd / Dam Neck Rd neighborhood has more
Lithuanian and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 5.9% have African ancestry.
Holland Rd / Dam Neck Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% 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 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 94.2% of commuters who live in the
Holland Rd / Dam Neck Rd neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Holland Rd / Dam Neck Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.6% 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, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Holland Rd / Dam Neck 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, 80.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.