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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Hopkinsville South median real estate price is $210,477, which is more expensive than 49.4% of the neighborhoods in Kentucky and 25.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Hopkinsville South is currently $1,751, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.8% of the neighborhoods in Kentucky.

Hopkinsville South is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Hopkinsville South real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Hopkinsville South neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Hopkinsville South has a 11.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.4% 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 Hopkinsville, the Hopkinsville South neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 96.3% of commuters who live in the Hopkinsville South neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Hopkinsville South neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Hopkinsville South neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 57.6% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Hopkinsville South neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

The Neighbors

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 Hopkinsville South neighborhood in Hopkinsville are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 92.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 29.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.1% of U.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 Hopkinsville South neighborhood, 34.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 33.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.5%), and 15.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Hopkinsville South neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.4% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.6%).

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 Hopkinsville South neighborhood in Hopkinsville, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (14.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.

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 Hopkinsville South neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (96.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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