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
Did you know that the Kempsville Rd / Providence Rd neighborhood has more
British and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 4.9% have South American ancestry.
Kempsville Rd / Providence Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Kempsville Rd / Providence Rd neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 12.7% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The Kempsville Rd / Providence Rd 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
5.7% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of Virginia. 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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Kempsville Rd / Providence Rd neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 99.1% of all American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, one way that the Kempsville Rd / Providence Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Also of note, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.8% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Kempsville Rd / Providence Rd neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.