Bear Stand / Elk Mills median real estate price is $130,457, which is less expensive than 87.1% of Tennessee neighborhoods and 86.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Bear Stand / Elk Mills is currently $1,118, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 95.4% of Tennessee neighborhoods.
Bear Stand / Elk Mills is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Butler, Tennessee.
Bear Stand / Elk Mills real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Bear Stand / Elk Mills 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 Bear Stand / Elk Mills. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 41.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 97.5% 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.
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.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 20 residents per square mile, Bear Stand / Elk Mills is less crowded than 94.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about Bear Stand / Elk Mills 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.
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 41.0% of the residential real estate vacant, the Bear Stand / Elk Mills neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Did you know that the Bear Stand / Elk Mills neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish 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 Bear Stand / Elk Mills neighborhood in Butler are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 86.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.8% 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 Bear Stand / Elk Mills neighborhood, 34.6% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 34.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.9%), and 5.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Bear Stand / Elk Mills neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.6% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.7%).
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 Bear Stand / Elk Mills neighborhood in Butler, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report Scots-Irish roots (9.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.5%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.3%), 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 Bear Stand / Elk Mills neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.0%) 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 (14.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.