Back Creek / Fairview Farm median real estate price is $602,713, which is more expensive than 88.5% of the neighborhoods in Delaware and 79.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Back Creek / Fairview Farm is currently $2,646, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.7% of the neighborhoods in Delaware.
Back Creek / Fairview Farm is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Middletown, Delaware.
Back Creek / Fairview Farm 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 Back Creek / Fairview Farm 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.
In Back Creek / Fairview Farm, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Back Creek / Fairview Farm is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Real estate in the Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
In addition, one way that the Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Furthermore, the Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.9% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 97.3% of all neighborhoods in America.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Back Creek / Fairview Farm is among the best neighborhoods for families in Delaware. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.6% 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 Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees, urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 3.6% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Did you know that the Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood has more Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry.
Back Creek / Fairview Farm is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood in Middletown 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 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.3% 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 74.3% 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 Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood, 51.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.8%), and 12.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% of households. Some people also speak Polish (6.8%).
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 Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood in Middletown, DE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (13.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.8%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.
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 Back Creek / Fairview Farm neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (72.3%) 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 (10.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.