Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View median real estate price is $857,974, which is more expensive than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee and 90.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View is currently $2,193, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.7% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee.
Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View 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 Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View has a 14.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View 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 Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View neighborhood, where 58.6% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 13.1% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.1% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Tennessee. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, active retirees and urban sophisticates.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 79.7% of the workforce in the Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Did you know that the Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 2.2% 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 Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View neighborhood in Knoxville are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 90.0% of the neighborhoods in America. 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 Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View neighborhood, 79.7% 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 9.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.4%), and 2.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.4%).
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 Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View neighborhood in Knoxville, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (9.4%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.7%), among others. In addition, 10.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Sequoyah Hills / Lyons View neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.5%) 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.