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 89.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave are currently
$291, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 94.7% 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
One of the unique characteristics of the Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 96.4% of the neighborhoods
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
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Hal Greer Blvd / 10th Ave
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.8% of all American neighborhoods.
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 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
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
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
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
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.