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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor median real estate price is $876,407, which is more expensive than 93.8% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee and 85.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor is currently $2,890, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.5% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee.

Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor has a 11.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 66.1% 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in Tennessee, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor 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 98.2% 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 urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Also, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 43.9% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 13.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 82.2% of the workforce in the Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Diversity

Did you know that the Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 2.4% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor neighborhood in Nashville 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 93.1% 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 Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor neighborhood, 82.2% 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 12.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (5.1%).

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.6% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (5.2%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor neighborhood in Nashville, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (18.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (7.2%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.6%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Woodlawn Area / Kenner Manor neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (69.2%) 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 (7.8%) . 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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