Tallahassee, FL (W Tennessee St / Blountstown St)




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About Tallahassee, FL (W Tennessee St / Blountstown St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Tennessee St / Blountstown St median real estate price is $114,777, which is less expensive than 77.5% of Florida neighborhoods and 77.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Tennessee St / Blountstown St is currently $1,099, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.8% of Florida neighborhoods.

W Tennessee St / Blountstown St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tallahassee, Florida.

W Tennessee St / Blountstown 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W Tennessee St / Blountstown St 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in W Tennessee St / Blountstown St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.0% 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 Tallahassee, the W Tennessee St / Blountstown St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the W Tennessee St / Blountstown St neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 24.7% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, of note, 60.7% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Tennessee St / Blountstown St neighborhood has more Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.

W Tennessee St / Blountstown St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the W Tennessee St / Blountstown St neighborhood. In the W Tennessee St / Blountstown St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the W Tennessee St / Blountstown St neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 13.5% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the W Tennessee St / Blountstown 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, 26.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.


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 W Tennessee St / Blountstown St neighborhood in Tallahassee are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 80.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 60.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.7% 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 W Tennessee St / Blountstown St neighborhood, 40.2% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 33.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.0%), and 13.5% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 W Tennessee St / Blountstown St neighborhood in Tallahassee, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (9.8%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (6.8%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (6.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.1%), along with some African ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: 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 W Tennessee St / Blountstown St neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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 W Tennessee St / Blountstown St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.4%) 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 (14.0%) . 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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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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W Tennessee St / Blountstown St 0.101011101001110
Tallahassee 0.101011101001110
Florida 4.62

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W Tennessee St / Blountstown St 0.101011101001110
Tallahassee 0.101011101001110
Florida 28.13

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W Tennessee St / Blountstown St 0.101011101001110
Tallahassee 0.101011101001110
Florida 64

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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District Quality Compared to Florida

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Better than of FL 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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