Belle Meade / Heritage Hills median real estate price is $428,466, which is more expensive than 77.1% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee and 62.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Belle Meade / Heritage Hills is currently $2,496, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.7% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee.
Belle Meade / Heritage Hills is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Maryville, Tennessee.
Belle Meade / Heritage Hills real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Belle Meade / Heritage Hills 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 6.5% in Belle Meade / Heritage Hills. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 58.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Maryville, the Belle Meade / Heritage Hills neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you are planning to retire in Tennessee, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Belle Meade / Heritage Hills may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Tennessee, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.8% of neighborhoods in TN. If a Tennessee retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.
Did you know that the Belle Meade / Heritage Hills neighborhood has more Scottish and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 2.5% have British 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 Belle Meade / Heritage Hills neighborhood in Maryville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 67.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.2% 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 71.4% of America'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 Belle Meade / Heritage Hills neighborhood, 53.1% 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 19.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.8%), and 9.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Belle Meade / Heritage Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Belle Meade / Heritage Hills neighborhood in Maryville, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (6.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Belle Meade / Heritage Hills neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.6%) 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 (5.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.