Characteristics of a Healthy Neighborhood

  1. Pride of Ownership – Properties and grounds are well maintained
  2. A low crime rate
  3. Quality schools
  4. Economic stability
  5. Homogeneity
  6. Walkability Factor
  7. Proximity To: Recreation, Work, Schools, Churches, Shopping, Major Roads/Highways - etc.
  8. Other desirable amenities might include:
  • Maintained streets
  • Well lighted but not too bright streets
  • Abundance of trees
  • Green areas and parks
  • Common grounds
  • Natural resources