Ashland, KY (Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave)




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About Ashland, KY (Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave median real estate price is $109,242, which is more expensive than 47.0% of the neighborhoods in Kentucky and 23.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave is currently $925, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.3% of the neighborhoods in Kentucky.

Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ashland, Kentucky.

Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.7% in Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

In addition, if you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 13.5% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of Kentucky.


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 Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave neighborhood in Ashland are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 39.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.7% 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 Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave neighborhood, 38.6% 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 25.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.6%), and 14.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave neighborhood in Ashland, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (18.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.2%), and residents who report English roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (3.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% of households.

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 Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (91.7%) 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 (6.4%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Oakview Rd / Blackburn Ave 0.101011101001110
Ashland 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 2.19
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Kentucky 21.78
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Ashland 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 29

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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 KY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ashland Central School
1420 Central Ave
Ashland, KY, 41101
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Ashland Head Start
1820 Hickman St
Ashland, KY, 41101
PK-PK
Paul G. Blazer High School
1500 Blazer Blvd
Ashland, KY, 41102
09-12
Ashland Middle School
2800 Kansas St
Ashland, KY, 41102
07-08
Crabbe Elementary School
520 17 Th St
Ashland, KY, 41101
KG-06
Hager Elementary School
1600 Blackburn Ave
Ashland, KY, 41101
KG-06
Oakview Elementary School
3111 Blackburn Ave
Ashland, KY, 41101
KG-06
Poage Elementary School
3215 S 29 Th St
Ashland, KY, 41102
KG-06
Charles Russell Elementary School
1100 Russell St
Ashland, KY, 41101
KG-06

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