Whitesburg, KY (City Center)




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About Whitesburg, KY (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Whitesburg is $75,600, which is less expensive than 78.3% of Kentucky neighborhoods and 78.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Whitesburg City Center is currently $706, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.9% of Kentucky neighborhoods.

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

Real estate in the City Center of Whitesburg, 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Whitesburg City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.4% 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.

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 City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.6% of all neighborhoods in America, with 38.1% 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.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Whitesburg City Center neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 86.1% of the neighborhoods in KY. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 City Center 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 93.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 54.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.7% 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 Whitesburg City Center neighborhood, 37.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.1%), and 15.7% 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 Whitesburg, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (7.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (5.5%), and residents who report English roots (4.2%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (1.3%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Whitesburg City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% 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 Whitesburg City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (78.9%) 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 (14.0%) . 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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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Whitesburg 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 2.19
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Whitesburg 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 21.78
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Whitesburg 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 29

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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
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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