Eastland Dr / E Blue Starr Dr - Claremore, OK
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
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 Claremore, the Eastland Dr / E Blue Starr Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and it's way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
If you are planning to retire in Oklahoma, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Eastland Dr / E Blue Starr Dr may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Oklahoma, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.6% of neighborhoods in OK. If an Oklahoma retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Eastland Dr / E Blue Starr Dr neighborhood has more Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
Eastland Dr / E Blue Starr Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Eastland Dr / E Blue Starr Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Eastland Dr / E Blue Starr Dr neighborhood in Claremore, OK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Native American (17.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.3%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walks to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Eastland Dr / E Blue Starr Dr neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one way to work (36.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (89.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.5%). In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.