Real Estate Prices and Overview
Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave median real estate prices are $73,385, which is less expensive than 72.3% of West Virginia neighborhoods
and 89.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave are currently
$424, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 93.7% of West Virginia neighborhoods.
Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Huntington, West Virginia.
Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.2%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.0% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
The Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 96.4% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 78.7% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave is ranked among the top 9.1%
of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider
in the state of West Virginia according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are
priced below median housing values in the state, yet
maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other
communities. Buying into the Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave
neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an
investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (55.5%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
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 Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave neighborhood in Huntington are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 78.7% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.1%
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 Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave neighborhood, 44.5%
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 24.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(21.1%), and 8.6% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave neighborhood in Huntington, WV, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(7.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (5.9%) , and residents who report Italian roots (2.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (1.8%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.1% of households.
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 Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.8% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (76.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (11.3%) and 7.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.