West Liberty, KY (Blairs Mills / Blaze)




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About West Liberty, KY (Blairs Mills / Blaze)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Blairs Mills / Blaze median real estate price is $69,489, which is less expensive than 83.9% of Kentucky neighborhoods and 83.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Blairs Mills / Blaze is currently $586, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 85.0% of Kentucky neighborhoods.

Blairs Mills / Blaze is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Liberty, Kentucky.

Blairs Mills / Blaze 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 Blairs Mills / Blaze neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Blairs Mills / Blaze. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 82.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (11.3%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Blairs Mills / Blaze neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 16.7% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.6% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.3% of all neighborhoods in America, with 36.6% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

In addition, unpopulated, and rural, the Blairs Mills / Blaze neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 94.3% of the neighborhoods in America. One of the notable things about Blairs Mills / Blaze is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Notable & Unique: People

The Blairs Mills / Blaze neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (63.4%) than found in 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.


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 Blairs Mills / Blaze neighborhood in West Liberty are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 63.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Blairs Mills / Blaze neighborhood, 36.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 30.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.0%), and 10.8% 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 Blairs Mills / Blaze neighborhood in West Liberty, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (12.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (6.0%), and residents who report English roots (3.8%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (2.0%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Blairs Mills / Blaze neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% 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 Blairs Mills / Blaze neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (16.7%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (89.8%) 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 (10.2%) . 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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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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Blairs Mills / Blaze 0.101011101001110
West Liberty 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 2.19
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Blairs Mills / Blaze 0.101011101001110
West Liberty 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Blairs Mills / Blaze 0.101011101001110
West Liberty 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 29

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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MORGAN COUNTY


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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
Eastern Ky Education Center
200 Road To Justice
West Liberty, KY, 41472
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East Valley Elementary School
7585 Hwy 172
West Liberty, KY, 41472
KG-05
Ezel Elementary School
31 Walnut Street
Ezel, KY, 41425
PK-05
Morgan County Middle School
380 Road To Success
West Liberty, KY, 41472
06-08
Morgan County High School
150 Road To Success
West Liberty, KY, 41472
09-12
Woodsbend Youth Development Center
163 Woodsbend Boys Camp Rd
West Liberty, KY, 41472
08-12
Morgan Central Elementary School
3201 Hwy 460 W
West Liberty, KY, 41472
PK-05
Wrigley Elementary School
7490 Hwy 7
West Liberty, KY, 41472
PK-05

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