Russell Springs, KY (City Center)




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About Russell Springs, KY (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Russell Springs is $89,797, which is less expensive than 68.2% of Kentucky neighborhoods and 68.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Russell Springs City Center is currently $634, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 88.5% of Kentucky neighborhoods.

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

Real estate in the City Center of Russell Springs, 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.

Russell Springs City Center has a 16.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 78.7% 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 Russell Springs, 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 Russell Springs City Center neighborhood has more English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.6% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Russell Springs City Center neighborhood than in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Russell Springs City Center neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.2% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Kentucky, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in 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 City Center neighborhood in Russell Springs are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 87.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 47.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.8% 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 Russell Springs City Center neighborhood, 41.7% 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 28.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.0%), and 7.3% 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 City Center neighborhood in Russell Springs, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (23.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.7%), and residents who report German roots (5.9%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (2.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Russell Springs City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.7% 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 Russell Springs City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (90.5%) 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 (5.8%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Russell Springs 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 2.19

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Russell Springs 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 21.78

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Russell Springs 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
Jamestown Elementary School
342 S. Main Street
Jamestown, KY, 42629
PK-05
Russell Springs Elementary School
1554 N Hwy 127
Russell Springs, KY, 42642
PK-05
Russell County High School
2166 S Hwy 127
Russell Springs, KY, 42642
09-12
Russell County Middle School
2258 S Hwy 127
Russell Springs, KY, 42642
06-08
Salem Elementary School
1409 S Hwy 76
Russell Springs, KY, 42642
PK-05

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