Real Estate Prices and Overview
Sweet Briar Park median real estate prices are $179,426, which is more expensive than 37.2% of the neighborhoods
in Virginia and 56.0% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Sweet Briar Park are currently
$989, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 44.5% of Virginia neighborhoods.
Sweet Briar Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Henrico, Virginia.
Sweet Briar Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Sweet Briar Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Sweet Briar Park are 7.1%,
which is lower than one will find in 63.2% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Sweet Briar Park
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 4.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Sweet Briar Park neighborhood in Henrico are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 65.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 9.9% 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 62.7%
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 Sweet Briar Park neighborhood, 29.9%
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 28.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(21.7%), and 19.8% 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 Sweet Briar Park neighborhood in Henrico, VA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian
(13.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.8%) , and residents who report Irish roots (4.7%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.7%) , along with some German ancestry residents (3.2%), among others. In addition, 17.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Sweet Briar Park
neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Sweet Briar Park neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.3% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (84.9%) 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 (13.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.