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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Idlewilde median real estate price is $326,186, which is more expensive than 54.7% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee and 44.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Idlewilde is currently $1,979, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.5% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee.

Idlewilde is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Idlewilde real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Idlewilde neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Idlewilde are 4.2%, which is lower than one will find in 71.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Idlewilde is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

People

The Idlewilde neighborhood stands out within Tennessee for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5.9% of college-friendly places to live in TN.

Diversity

Did you know that the Idlewilde neighborhood has more Eastern European and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 1.5% have Swiss ancestry.

Idlewilde is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Idlewilde neighborhood in Johnson City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 26.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Idlewilde neighborhood, 47.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 24.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.6%), and 13.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Idlewilde neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.5% of households. Some people also speak Polish (3.3%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Idlewilde neighborhood in Johnson City, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (13.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report German roots (9.6%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (3.4%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (2.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Idlewilde neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (71.7%) 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 (18.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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