La Follette, TN (Fordtown / Highland Park)




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About La Follette, TN (Fordtown / Highland Park)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Fordtown / Highland Park median real estate price is $65,942, which is less expensive than 92.0% of Tennessee neighborhoods and 92.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Fordtown / Highland Park is currently $610, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 87.9% of Tennessee neighborhoods.

Fordtown / Highland Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in La Follette, Tennessee.

Fordtown / Highland Park 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Fordtown / Highland Park neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Fordtown / Highland Park has a 16.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.3% 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 La Follette, the Fordtown / Highland Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 19.8% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Fordtown / Highland Park neighborhood than in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Fordtown / Highland Park neighborhood in La Follette are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 92.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 30.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 72.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Fordtown / Highland Park neighborhood, 40.4% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 24.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.1%), and 11.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Fordtown / Highland Park neighborhood in La Follette, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (6.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (4.8%), and residents who report English roots (2.8%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (1.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Fordtown / Highland Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.0% of households.

Getting to Work

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 Fordtown / Highland Park neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.7%) 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 (9.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Fordtown / Highland Park 0.101011101001110
La Follette 0.101011101001110
Tennessee 6.12
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Fordtown / Highland Park 0.101011101001110
La Follette 0.101011101001110
Tennessee 29.36
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Fordtown / Highland Park 0.101011101001110
La Follette 0.101011101001110
Tennessee 17

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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CAMPBELL COUNTY


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District Quality Compared to Tennessee

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Better than of TN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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