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.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Glenville / Rock Ridge neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (27.7%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (54.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (20.1%) and 6.8% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|VALUES||Median real estate price is 1,917,120 and the average rent is 2,900 due to exclusivity once again.|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES||Mostly Single-family homes, some Small apartment buildings, some Rowhouses & attached homes and a few Complexes/high rise apartments|
|SIZE OF HOMES||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms) and a few Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES||Mostly Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 – 1969) and some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1994)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Quiet and Urban Sophisticates|
|EATERIES||Rebecca’s is very well know and excellent and the Glenville Pizzeria is a great stop on the way home as well.|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 10 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Wealthy (among the 15% most wealthy communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Spanish speaking, some French speaking, some Italian speaking and some Portuguese speaking|