Real Estate Prices and Overview
Hedges / Mount Zion median real estate prices are $162,374, which is more expensive than 84.0% of the neighborhoods
in Kentucky and 50.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Hedges / Mount Zion are currently
$690, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.3%
of the neighborhoods in Kentucky.
Hedges / Mount Zion is a rural neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Winchester, Kentucky.
Hedges / Mount Zion real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Hedges / Mount Zion 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.
In Hedges / Mount Zion, the current vacancy rate is 4.2%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.2% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Hedges / Mount Zion
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Winchester,
the Hedges / Mount Zion neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Hedges / Mount Zion
More residents of the Hedges / Mount Zion neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: People
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Hedges / Mount Zion neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 95.5% of the neighborhoods
In addition, the Hedges / Mount Zion neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
5.9% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of Kentucky. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
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 38.12 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 91.4% of 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 Hedges / Mount Zion neighborhood in Winchester are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 80.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 4.9% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 76.1%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Hedges / Mount Zion neighborhood, 32.8%
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 24.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(22.9%), and 18.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Hedges / Mount Zion neighborhood in Winchester, KY, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(11.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.6%) , and residents who report Irish roots (5.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (2.4%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Hedges / Mount Zion
neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% of households.
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 Hedges / Mount Zion neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.7% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.2%) 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 (15.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.