Abingdon South median real estate price is $310,187, which is more expensive than 42.7% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 50.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Abingdon South is currently $1,993, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 54.8% of Virginia neighborhoods.
Abingdon South is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Abingdon, Virginia.
Abingdon South real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Abingdon South 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.
In Abingdon South, the current vacancy rate is 2.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Abingdon South is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
In the Abingdon South neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 24.8% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
If you're planning where to retire, the Abingdon South neighborhood in Abingdon 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 VA, 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 89.0% of the neighborhoods in Virginia. If you are considering retiring to Virginia, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Did you know that the Abingdon South neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.
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 Abingdon South neighborhood in Abingdon are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.2% 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 Abingdon South neighborhood, 52.8% 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 25.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.2%), and 8.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Abingdon South neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.5% of households.
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 Abingdon South neighborhood in Abingdon, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report English roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.4%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (4.5%), 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 Abingdon South neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (68.3%) 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 (24.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.