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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown median real estate price is $324,880, which is less expensive than 64.9% of Delaware neighborhoods and 53.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown is currently $1,276, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 96.5% of Delaware neighborhoods.

Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Camden, Delaware.

Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown are 5.1%, which is lower than one will find in 65.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Camden, the Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown (27.3%) than in 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown is among the best neighborhoods for families in Delaware. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.8% 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 Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown neighborhood.

Occupations

With 1.7% of employed workers living in the Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 95.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 21.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown neighborhood has more Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry.

Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 18.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown neighborhood in Camden are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.0% 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 78.7% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown neighborhood, 41.5% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.7%), and 11.7% 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 Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish, Italian and Polish.

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 Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown neighborhood in Camden, DE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (18.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.4%), and residents who report English roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (2.0%), among others.

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 Chelesa Villa / Chapeltown neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (64.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (27.3%) . 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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