Somerset Downs / Shackle Island median real estate price is $580,017, which is more expensive than 92.4% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee and 79.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Somerset Downs / Shackle Island is currently $2,270, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.0% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee.
Somerset Downs / Shackle Island is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
Somerset Downs / Shackle Island real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Somerset Downs / Shackle Island 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.
In Somerset Downs / Shackle Island, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Somerset Downs / Shackle Island is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Hendersonville, the Somerset Downs / Shackle Island neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Somerset Downs / Shackle Island neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Somerset Downs / Shackle Island is among the best neighborhoods for families in Tennessee. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.6% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Tennessee. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Somerset Downs / Shackle Island neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Did you know that the Somerset Downs / Shackle Island neighborhood has more English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.1% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry.
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 Somerset Downs / Shackle Island neighborhood in Hendersonville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 82.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 60.8% 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 Somerset Downs / Shackle Island neighborhood, 45.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 21.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.2%), and 13.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the Somerset Downs / Shackle Island neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% of households.
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 Somerset Downs / Shackle Island neighborhood in Hendersonville, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (20.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.3%), and residents who report German roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (3.1%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (2.3%), 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 Somerset Downs / Shackle Island neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (76.2%) 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 (9.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.