How well do you know your neighbours?
Chances are, not very.
Only half of us even know our neighbours’ names, according to new statistics from Trulia, a real estate company that surveyed over 3,000 Americans in suburban and urban areas to ask them how they feel about the people living next door.
And while 67% of us say we like our neighbours, only 53% know what to call them.
One-third of respondents said the most important characteristic of a neighbour was the ability to speak the same language, while 35% said it was important for their neighbour to be a home-owner, as opposed to a renter.
We’re also not quite as judgmental as suburban sitcoms would have us believe: Only 20% of us actually judge our neighbours based on the appearance or condition of their home or property.
Check out how we differ by region, home ownership, and suburban vs. urban below.
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