Claxton / Dentville median real estate price is $246,780, which is less expensive than 55.3% of Tennessee neighborhoods and 63.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Claxton / Dentville is currently $1,763, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.5% of Tennessee neighborhoods.
Claxton / Dentville is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Athens, Tennessee.
Claxton / Dentville 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 Claxton / Dentville neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Claxton / Dentville has a 15.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.6% 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.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
If you are planning to retire in Tennessee, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Claxton / Dentville may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Tennessee, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.4% of neighborhoods in TN. If a Tennessee retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Claxton / Dentville neighborhood may actually hold the key. 69.7% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Claxton / Dentville neighborhood stands out by having 93.4% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.5% of all American neighborhoods.
One of the notable things about Claxton / Dentville 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.
Did you know that the Claxton / Dentville neighborhood has more Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry.
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 Claxton / Dentville neighborhood in Athens are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Claxton / Dentville neighborhood, 31.3% 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 28.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.1%), and 16.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the Claxton / Dentville neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.9% of households.
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 Claxton / Dentville neighborhood in Athens, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report English roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of Swiss ancestry (6.2%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.
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 Claxton / Dentville neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (93.4%) 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.