Oak Grove median real estate price is $308,645, which is more expensive than 63.1% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee and 49.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Oak Grove is currently $1,608, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.5% of Tennessee neighborhoods.
Oak Grove is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Oak Grove real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Oak Grove neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Oak Grove are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 68.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Oak Grove 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.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Oak Grove neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Oak Grove community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Oak Grove is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 5.8% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Tennessee, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Tennessee.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Oak Grove neighborhood stands out by having 90.1% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Oak Grove neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 1.0% have Austrian 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 Oak Grove 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 61.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America'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 Oak Grove neighborhood, 58.4% 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 18.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.3%), and 6.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Oak Grove neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.7% 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 Oak Grove neighborhood in Johnson City, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (19.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.4%), and residents who report English roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.9%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (3.3%), 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 Oak Grove neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.1%) 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.