Oak Ridge, TN (Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave)




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About Oak Ridge, TN (Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave median real estate price is $107,584, which is less expensive than 67.3% of Tennessee neighborhoods and 67.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave is currently $864, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.5% of Tennessee neighborhoods.

Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave has a 13.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.6% 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 Oak Ridge, the Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 5.7% have Scottish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave neighborhood, is that an incredible 90.3% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave 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 0.5% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Tennessee.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave neighborhood in Oak Ridge are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 52.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave neighborhood, 29.7% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.2%), and 18.9% 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 Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave neighborhood in Oak Ridge, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report English roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (10.8%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (7.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.4%).

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 Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (88.3%) 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 (10.1%) . 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Florida Ave / E Tennessee Ave 0.101011101001110
Oak Ridge 0.101011101001110
Tennessee 6.12
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Tennessee 29.36
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Oak Ridge 0.101011101001110
Tennessee 17

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Preschool
304 New York Av
Oak Ridge, TN, 37830
PK-PK
Glenwood Elementary
125 Audubon Rd
Oak Ridge, TN, 37830
KG-04
Jefferson Middle School
200 Fairbanks Rd
Oak Ridge, TN, 37830
05-08
Linden Elementary
700 Robertsville Rd
Oak Ridge, TN, 37830
KG-04
Oak Ridge High School
1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN, 37830
09-12
Robertsville Middle School
245 Robertsville Rd
Oak Ridge, TN, 37830
05-08
Willow Brook Elementary
298 Robertsville Rd
Oak Ridge, TN, 37830
KG-04
Woodland Elementary
168 Manhattan Av
Oak Ridge, TN, 37830
KG-04

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