Ashland, KY (Westwood)




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About Ashland, KY (Westwood)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Westwood median real estate price is $87,575, which is less expensive than 70.1% of Kentucky neighborhoods and 70.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Westwood is currently $630, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 73.0% of Kentucky neighborhoods.

Westwood is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ashland, Kentucky.

Westwood real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Westwood neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.2% in Westwood. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 44.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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


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 Westwood neighborhood in Ashland are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 30.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 72.1% 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 Westwood neighborhood, 36.1% 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 22.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.0%), and 19.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Westwood neighborhood in Ashland, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.5%), and residents who report English roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (3.5%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Westwood neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% 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 Westwood neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.2%) 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 (11.3%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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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)

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Westwood 0.101011101001110
Ashland 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 2.19
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Westwood 0.101011101001110
Ashland 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 21.78
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Westwood 0.101011101001110
Ashland 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 29

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 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

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District Quality Compared to Kentucky

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Better than of KY 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)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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ASHLAND INDEPENDENT


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District Quality Compared to Kentucky

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Better than of KY school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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 KY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ashland Central School
1420 Central Ave
Ashland, KY, 41101
N-N
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

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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Educational Expenditures

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FAIRVIEW INDEPENDENT


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District Quality Compared to Kentucky

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Better than of KY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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 KY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Fairview High School
2123 Main St W
Ashland, KY, 41102
06-12
Fairview Elementary School
258 Mcknight St Ww
Ashland, KY, 41102
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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