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 Appleton,
the Darboy neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Darboy
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Wisconsin. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.8% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Wisconsin. 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
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
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 Darboy neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 71.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 98.9% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Darboy neighborhood has more
Dutch and German ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 55.3% have German ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Darboy neighborhood stands out by having 93.8% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the Darboy 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 99.4% 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. 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 Darboy 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, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Darboy neighborhood. A whopping 54.2% 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 96.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.