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 Sammamish,
the SE 24th St / W Beaver Lake Dr SE neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the SE 24th St / W Beaver Lake Dr SE neighborhood has more
Canadian and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 2.0% have Swiss ancestry.
SE 24th St / W Beaver Lake Dr SE is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% 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: 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 1.3% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
SE 24th St / W Beaver Lake Dr SE 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.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the SE 24th St / W Beaver Lake Dr SE 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 Washington by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.5%
of the neighborhoods in Washington.
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, college students and urban sophisticates.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the SE 24th St / W Beaver Lake Dr SE neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 73.3% 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
97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Finally, 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 SE 24th St / W Beaver Lake Dr SE neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 66.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 95.5% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the SE 24th St / W Beaver Lake Dr SE
neighborhood, analysis shows that 11.4% 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
95.4% 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, real estate in the SE 24th St / W Beaver Lake Dr SE neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
Furthermore, one way that the SE 24th St / W Beaver Lake Dr SE neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.2% 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.