Arp / Central median real estate price is $167,976, which is less expensive than 76.7% of Tennessee neighborhoods and 79.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Arp / Central is currently $1,141, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 94.4% of Tennessee neighborhoods.
Arp / Central is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ripley, Tennessee.
Arp / Central real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Arp / Central neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Arp / Central has a 15.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.6% 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.
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 Ripley, the Arp / Central neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.3% of the adult residents in the Arp / Central neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, with more than 1.7% of residents living with a same sex partner, Arp / Central is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Arp / Central neighborhood in Ripley are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 70.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 10.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.2% of U.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 Arp / Central neighborhood, 34.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 33.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.2%), and 12.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Arp / Central neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.8% of households.
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 Arp / Central neighborhood in Ripley, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (16.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.3%), and residents who report English roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.2%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (2.2%), among others.
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 Arp / Central neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (86.8%) 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 (10.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.