Real Estate Prices and Overview
Butchertown / Ellisburg median real estate prices are $55,797, which is less expensive than 90.8% of Kentucky neighborhoods
and 96.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Butchertown / Ellisburg are currently
$377, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 95.6% of Kentucky neighborhoods.
Butchertown / Ellisburg is a remote neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Hustonville, Kentucky.
Butchertown / Ellisburg real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Butchertown / Ellisburg neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Butchertown / Ellisburg has a 12.9% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
66.4% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 Hustonville,
the Butchertown / Ellisburg neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Butchertown / Ellisburg
neighborhood, analysis shows that 15.5% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
98.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Butchertown / Ellisburg neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 98.2% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.2%
of the adult residents in the Butchertown / Ellisburg neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Butchertown / Ellisburg neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 3.5% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Kentucky.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 14.2 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 96.2% of America.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Butchertown / Ellisburg
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Butchertown / Ellisburg neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
8.4% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5%
of all neighborhoods in America.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Butchertown / Ellisburg neighborhood in Hustonville are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 92.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 57.9% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.5%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Butchertown / Ellisburg neighborhood, 28.8%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(24.5%), and 12.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Butchertown / Ellisburg neighborhood in Hustonville, KY, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(8.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.3%) , and residents who report German roots (4.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (1.8%) .
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Butchertown / Ellisburg
neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.9%).
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 walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in Butchertown / Ellisburg neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.4% 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 (8.4%) who
commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (78.8%) 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 (20.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.