Sullivan Gardens median real estate price is $154,330, which is less expensive than 80.3% of Tennessee neighborhoods and 82.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Sullivan Gardens is currently $1,570, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.6% of Tennessee neighborhoods.
Sullivan Gardens is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kingsport, Tennessee.
Sullivan Gardens 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 Sullivan Gardens 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 Sullivan Gardens. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 19.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.5% 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.
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 Kingsport, the Sullivan Gardens neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the Sullivan Gardens neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% 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 Sullivan Gardens neighborhood in Kingsport are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 88.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 27.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 78.2% 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 Sullivan Gardens neighborhood, 35.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.4%), and 15.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Sullivan Gardens neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% 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 Sullivan Gardens neighborhood in Kingsport, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.7%), and residents who report German roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (5.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.8%), 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 Sullivan Gardens neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.7%) 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 (5.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.