Wilmington, DE (Vandever Ave / N Locust St)




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About Wilmington, DE (Vandever Ave / N Locust St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Vandever Ave / N Locust St median real estate price is $134,785, which is less expensive than 91.3% of Delaware neighborhoods and 91.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Vandever Ave / N Locust St is currently $1,455, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.3% of the neighborhoods in Delaware.

Vandever Ave / N Locust St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wilmington, Delaware.

Vandever Ave / N Locust St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Vandever Ave / N Locust St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Vandever Ave / N Locust St has a 13.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.2% 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

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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Vandever Ave / N Locust St neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 87.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Vandever Ave / N Locust St neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.4% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 17.9% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 7.6% of the people in the Vandever Ave / N Locust St neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Vandever Ave / N Locust St neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.8% of the neighborhoods in DE. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


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 Vandever Ave / N Locust St neighborhood in Wilmington are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 27.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Vandever Ave / N Locust St neighborhood, 34.0% 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 31.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.4%), and 9.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Vandever Ave / N Locust St neighborhood in Wilmington, DE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (17.9%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (17.4%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (2.6%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (2.1%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Vandever Ave / N Locust St neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.2%).

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 Vandever Ave / N Locust St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (7.4%) and 5.2% 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Vandever Ave / N Locust St 0.101011101001110
Wilmington 0.101011101001110
Delaware 4.99

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Vandever Ave / N Locust St 0.101011101001110
Wilmington 0.101011101001110
Delaware 26.91

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Vandever Ave / N Locust St 0.101011101001110
Wilmington 0.101011101001110
Delaware 76

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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BRANDYWINE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Delaware

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Better than of DE school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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