Milford, DE (Woods Haven)




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About Milford, DE (Woods Haven)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Woods Haven median real estate price is $194,289, which is less expensive than 69.5% of Delaware neighborhoods and 69.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Woods Haven is currently $839, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 90.2% of Delaware neighborhoods.

Woods Haven is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Milford, Delaware.

Woods Haven 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Woods Haven neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Woods Haven. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. 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

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 Milford, the Woods Haven neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Woods Haven neighborhood than in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Woods Haven neighborhood has more Romanian and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 6.7% have Haitian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (0.8%) living in the Woods Haven neighborhood.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Woods Haven neighborhood in Milford are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 18.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.3% 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 Woods Haven neighborhood, 56.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 17.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (13.7%), and 11.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Woods Haven neighborhood in Milford, DE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (9.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.7%), and residents who report Haitian roots (6.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.1%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (2.7%), among others. In addition, 20.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Woods Haven neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.2%).

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 Woods Haven neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (87.9%) 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 (6.7%) and 5.3% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Woods Haven 0.101011101001110
Milford 0.101011101001110
Delaware 4.99
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Woods Haven 0.101011101001110
Milford 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Woods Haven 0.101011101001110
Milford 0.101011101001110
Delaware 76

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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MILFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of DE school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to DE Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Banneker (Benjamin) Elementary School
449 North Street
Milford, DE, 19963
01-05
Milford Ilc
906 Lakeview Avenue
Milford, DE, 19963
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Morris (Evelyn I.) Early Childhood
8609 Third Street
Lincoln, DE, 19960
PK-KG
Ross (Lulu M.) Elementary School
310 Lovers Lane
Milford, DE, 19963
02-05
Milford Senior High School
1019 North Walnut Street
Milford, DE, 19963
09-12
Mispillion Elementary
311 Lovers Lane
Milford, DE, 19963
01-05
Milford Central Academy
1021 N Walnut Street
Milford, DE, 19963
06-08

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