Union City, TN (Highland / Gibbs)




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About Union City, TN (Highland / Gibbs)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Highland / Gibbs median real estate price is $123,232, which is less expensive than 60.4% of Tennessee neighborhoods and 60.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Highland / Gibbs is currently $748, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.2% of Tennessee neighborhoods.

Highland / Gibbs is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Union City, Tennessee.

Highland / Gibbs real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Highland / Gibbs neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.7% in Highland / Gibbs. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Highland / Gibbs neighborhood has more West Indian and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.1% of this neighborhood's residents have West Indian ancestry and 2.1% have British ancestry.

Highland / Gibbs is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Highland / Gibbs neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Highland / Gibbs neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 66.5% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're planning where to retire, the Highland / Gibbs neighborhood in Union City is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in TN, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.8% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee. If you are considering retiring to Tennessee, this is a good neighborhood to look at.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Highland / Gibbs neighborhood in Union City are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 26.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Highland / Gibbs neighborhood, 31.2% 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 28.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.7%), and 16.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Highland / Gibbs neighborhood in Union City, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report English roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.3%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Highland / Gibbs neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.1%).

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 Highland / Gibbs neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (66.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (92.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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AGE OF Union City, TN (Highland / Gibbs) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Highland / Gibbs 0.101011101001110
Union City 0.101011101001110
Tennessee 6.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Highland / Gibbs 0.101011101001110
Union City 0.101011101001110
Tennessee 29.36

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Highland / Gibbs 0.101011101001110
Union City 0.101011101001110
Tennessee 17

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

OBION COUNTY


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District Quality Compared to Tennessee

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Better than of TN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Ridgemont Elementary School
1285 N Highway 45 By Pass
Union City, TN, 38261
PK-08
Hillcrest Elementary School
605 South Main St
Troy, TN, 38260
PK-08
Black Oak Elementary School
365 North Shawtown Rd
Hornbeak, TN, 38232
PK-08
Lake Road Elementary School
1130 East Highway 22
Union City, TN, 38261
PK-08
South Fulton Middle / High School
1302 South Fulton Dr
South Fulton, TN, 38257
06-12
South Fulton Elementary School
209 John C. Jones Pw
South Fulton, TN, 38257
PK-05
Obion County Central High School
528 North Highway 51
Troy, TN, 38260
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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UNION CITY


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Tennessee

(10 is best)

Better than of TN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Union City Middle School
1111 High School Dr
Union City, TN, 38261
06-08
Union City High School
1305 High School Dr
Union City, TN, 38261
09-12
Union City Elementary School
1100 South Miles Av
Union City, TN, 38261
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Hispanic
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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