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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Cusick / Forest Heights median real estate price is $417,385, which is more expensive than 76.5% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee and 60.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Cusick / Forest Heights is currently $2,659, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.0% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee.

Cusick / Forest Heights is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lenoir City, Tennessee.

Cusick / Forest Heights real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Cusick / Forest Heights neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.5% in Cusick / Forest Heights. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 40.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Lenoir City, the Cusick / Forest Heights neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.8%) living in the Cusick / Forest Heights neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the Cusick / Forest Heights neighborhood has more Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Cusick / Forest Heights neighborhood in Lenoir City are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.9% 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 79.1% 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 Cusick / Forest Heights neighborhood, 39.2% 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 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.9%), and 11.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Cusick / Forest Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.9%).

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 Cusick / Forest Heights neighborhood in Lenoir City, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.5%), and residents who report Welsh roots (6.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.

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 Cusick / Forest Heights neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (79.1%) 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 (9.0%) . 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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