Washington, DC (Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE)




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About Washington, DC (Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE median real estate price is $261,749, which is less expensive than 91.5% of District Of Columbia neighborhoods and 91.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE is currently $885, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 91.7% of District Of Columbia neighborhoods.

Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Washington, District Of Columbia.

Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE has a 15.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.9% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Washington, the Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood about it; they already know. 27.3% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.1% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (30.9% ride the bus) than 99.1% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 47.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 9.5% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.9% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

88.3% of the real estate in the Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

In addition, the real estate in the Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 74.1% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.4% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.1% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 24,182 people per square mile living here.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary 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 Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood in Washington are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 88.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 51.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood, 40.2% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 23.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.6%), and 18.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood in Washington, DC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (20.8%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (4.0%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (2.5%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% 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 Southern Ave SE / Barnaby Rd SE neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (34.0% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (39.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (30.9%) and 11.5% of residents also take the train 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Washington 0.101011101001110
District Of Columbia 12.69
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Washington 0.101011101001110
District Of Columbia 46.76
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Washington 0.101011101001110
District Of Columbia 585

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of DC school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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