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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Amberwood / Clairborne median real estate price is $592,670, which is more expensive than 79.4% of the neighborhoods in Delaware and 72.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Amberwood / Clairborne is currently $3,388, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in Delaware.

Amberwood / Clairborne is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bear, Delaware.

Amberwood / Clairborne real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Amberwood / Clairborne neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Amberwood / Clairborne, the current vacancy rate is 1.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Amberwood / Clairborne is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Bear, the Amberwood / Clairborne neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Amberwood / Clairborne is among the best neighborhoods for families in Delaware. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.1% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Delaware. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Amberwood / Clairborne neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Modes of Transportation

In the Amberwood / Clairborne neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 30.0% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Amberwood / Clairborne neighborhood could be your paradise. With 27.8% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 3.8% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the Amberwood / Clairborne neighborhood has more Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Amberwood / Clairborne neighborhood in Bear are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 92.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.1% 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 71.1% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Amberwood / Clairborne neighborhood, 56.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 18.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.9%), and 10.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Amberwood / Clairborne neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish and Langs. of India.

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 Amberwood / Clairborne neighborhood in Bear, DE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (22.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.5%), and residents who report German roots (14.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.9%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.8%), among others. In addition, 23.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Amberwood / Clairborne neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (64.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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