Alexandria, VA (Lynhaven / Saint Elmo)




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About Alexandria, VA (Lynhaven / Saint Elmo)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lynhaven / Saint Elmo median real estate price is $539,836, which is more expensive than 86.7% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 89.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lynhaven / Saint Elmo is currently $1,740, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 74.3% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

Lynhaven / Saint Elmo is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Alexandria, Virginia.

Lynhaven / Saint Elmo real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) townhomes 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 Lynhaven / Saint Elmo neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Lynhaven / Saint Elmo are 7.4%, which is lower than one will find in 60.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lynhaven / Saint Elmo is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Alexandria, the Lynhaven / Saint Elmo neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Lynhaven / Saint Elmo neighborhood could be your paradise. With 40.7% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 1.9% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the Lynhaven / Saint Elmo neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 48.9% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Lynhaven / Saint Elmo neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 13.2% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (16.9% ride the bus) than 95.7% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.


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 Lynhaven / Saint Elmo neighborhood in Alexandria 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 89.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.0% 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 66.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Lynhaven / Saint Elmo neighborhood, 42.2% 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 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.9%), and 13.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Lynhaven / Saint Elmo neighborhood in Alexandria, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (11.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.7%), and residents who report English roots (8.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.7%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (4.3%), among others. In addition, 31.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Lynhaven / Saint Elmo neighborhood is English, spoken by 65.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.

Getting to Work

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 Lynhaven / Saint Elmo neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (54.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (16.9%) and 14.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Lynhaven / Saint Elmo 0.101011101001110
Alexandria 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Lynhaven / Saint Elmo 0.101011101001110
Alexandria 0.101011101001110
Virginia 18.67
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Lynhaven / Saint Elmo 0.101011101001110
Alexandria 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of VA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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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

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