Real Estate Prices and Overview
Village Center / Tri-State Bible College median real estate prices are $103,336, which is more expensive than 44.6% of the neighborhoods
in Ohio and 25.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Village Center / Tri-State Bible College are currently
$467, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 79.8% of Ohio neighborhoods.
Village Center / Tri-State Bible College is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in South Point, Ohio.
Village Center / Tri-State Bible College real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Village Center / Tri-State Bible College neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Village Center / Tri-State Bible College has a 13.7% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
69.4% 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.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Village Center / Tri-State Bible College neighborhood in South Point are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 66.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 33.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.4%
of U.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 Village Center / Tri-State Bible College neighborhood, 27.7%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(23.2%), and 23.2% 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 Village Center / Tri-State Bible College neighborhood in South Point, OH, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(13.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.6%) , and residents who report English roots (7.3%) , and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (2.7%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Village Center / Tri-State Bible College
neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% 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 Village Center / Tri-State Bible College neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.7% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.4%) 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 (8.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.