Whitesburg, KY (Blackey)




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About Whitesburg, KY (Blackey)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Blackey median real estate price is $71,110, which is less expensive than 81.3% of Kentucky neighborhoods and 81.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Blackey is currently $555, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 86.5% of Kentucky neighborhoods.

Blackey is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Whitesburg, Kentucky.

Blackey 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 Blackey neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Blackey has a 15.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.9% 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 Whitesburg, the Blackey neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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 41 residents per square mile, Blackey is less crowded than 91.0% 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 Blackey neighborhood in Whitesburg are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 88.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 32.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.1% 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 Blackey neighborhood, 40.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 36.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.7%), and 8.9% 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 Blackey neighborhood in Whitesburg, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (10.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (3.7%), and residents who report German roots (2.9%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (1.1%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Blackey neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.1% 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 Blackey neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.8%) 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 (17.4%) . 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.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Blackey 0.101011101001110
Whitesburg 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 2.19
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Blackey 0.101011101001110
Whitesburg 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 21.78
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Blackey 0.101011101001110
Whitesburg 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 29

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 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
Cowan Elementary School
3125 Hwy 931 S
Whitesburg, KY, 41858
KG-08
Whitesburg Middle School
366 Park St
Whitesburg, KY, 41858
06-08
Arlie Boggs Elementary School
1099 Hwy 806
Eolia, KY, 40826
KG-08
Martha Jane Potter Elementary School
55 Kona Dr
Whitesburg, KY, 41858
PK-05
West Whitesburg Elementary School
330 Park St
Whitesburg, KY, 41858
PK-05
Letcher County Central High School
435 Cougar Dr
Whitesburg, KY, 41858
09-12
Letcher Middle School
162 Lhs Dr
Letcher, KY, 41832
06-08
Letcher County Alternative Education Ctr
185 Circle Dr
Whitesburg, KY, 41858
07-11
Fleming Neon Middle School
50 Second Street
Neon, KY, 41840
06-08
Letcher Elementary School
160 Letcher High School Dr
Blackey, KY, 41804
PK-05

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