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
$285, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 96.1% 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
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
Butchertown / Ellisburg neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 7.9%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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
Unpopulated, and rural, the Butchertown / Ellisburg neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
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
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
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
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 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.