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 Woodbridge,
the Spriggs Rd / Holly Forest Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Spriggs Rd / Holly Forest Dr neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
28.8% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Spriggs Rd / Holly Forest Dr neighborhood has more
Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry.
Spriggs Rd / Holly Forest Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Spriggs Rd / Holly Forest Dr neighborhood is wealthier than 96.8%
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.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Spriggs Rd / Holly Forest Dr neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 4.0% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Virginia.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.
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 Spriggs Rd / Holly Forest Dr neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 14.7% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Spriggs Rd / Holly Forest Dr neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Furthermore, one way that the Spriggs Rd / Holly Forest Dr neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.1% 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.