Beaver Dam, KY (City Center)




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About Beaver Dam, KY (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Beaver Dam is $107,253, which is less expensive than 54.0% of Kentucky neighborhoods and 54.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Beaver Dam City Center is currently $788, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 47.0% of Kentucky neighborhoods.

Beaver Dam City Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Beaver Dam, Kentucky.

Real estate in the City Center of Beaver Dam, KY 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 City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Beaver Dam City Center has a 17.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.7% 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

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 Beaver Dam, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Beaver Dam City Center neighborhood has more Cuban and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 3.2% have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Beaver Dam City Center (20.6%) than in 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 40 residents per square mile, Beaver Dam City Center is less crowded than 91.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 City Center neighborhood in Beaver Dam are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 41.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.5% 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 Beaver Dam City Center neighborhood, 38.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.6%), and 10.5% 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 City Center neighborhood in Beaver Dam, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (10.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (7.6%), and residents who report English roots (4.9%), and some of the residents are also of Cuban ancestry (3.6%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (3.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Beaver Dam City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.8%).

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 Beaver Dam City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (76.0%) 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 (20.6%) . 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Beaver Dam 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 2.19
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City Center 0.101011101001110
Beaver Dam 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 21.78
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Beaver Dam 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 29

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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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 KY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Fordsville Elementary School
359 W Main St
Fordsville, KY, 42343
PK-06
Wayland Alexander Elementary School
1250 Oakwood Dr
Hartford, KY, 42347
PK-06
Ohio County Middle School
1404 S Main St
Hartford, KY, 42347
07-08
Beaver Dam Elementary School
183 Us Hwy 62 E
Beaver Dam, KY, 42320
PK-06
Horse Branch Elementary School
11980 Us Hwy 62 E
Horse Branch, KY, 42349
PK-06
Ohio County High School
1400 S Main St
Hartford, KY, 42347
09-12
Southern Elementary School
3836 Us Hwy 231 S
Beaver Dam, KY, 42320
PK-06
Western Elementary School
4008 St Rt 85 E
Centertown, KY, 42328
PK-06
Ohio County Alternative Learning Program
100 W Render St
Hartford, KY, 42347
08-12
Ohio County Day Treatment
100 W Render St
Hartford, KY, 42347
06-12

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