Briensburg / Draffenville median real estate price is $233,501, which is more expensive than 65.3% of the neighborhoods in Kentucky and 34.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Briensburg / Draffenville is currently $1,654, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 74.5% of the neighborhoods in Kentucky.
Briensburg / Draffenville is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Benton, Kentucky.
Briensburg / Draffenville 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 Briensburg / Draffenville neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Briensburg / Draffenville. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 82.9% 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.
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.
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Briensburg / Draffenville neighborhood may actually hold the key. 67.7% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Briensburg / Draffenville (22.5%) than in 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Briensburg / Draffenville neighborhood has more Finnish and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 4.4% have Dutch ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Briensburg / Draffenville neighborhood in Benton are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 53.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 51.5% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Briensburg / Draffenville neighborhood, 37.6% 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 32.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.0%), and 14.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the Briensburg / Draffenville neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.3%).
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 Briensburg / Draffenville neighborhood in Benton, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (14.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.4%), and residents who report German roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (4.4%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.8%), among others.
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 Briensburg / Draffenville neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (72.2%) 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 (22.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.