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 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 Dale Blvd / Mapledale Plz neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 18.1% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Dale Blvd / Mapledale Plz neighborhood is wealthier than 97.5%
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, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Dale Blvd / Mapledale Plz neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 88% of the neighborhoods in
VA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Dale Blvd / Mapledale Plz neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 3.3% have African ancestry.
Dale Blvd / Mapledale Plz is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Dale Blvd / Mapledale Plz 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, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Dale Blvd / Mapledale Plz neighborhood. A whopping 49.2% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 95.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.