Alexandria, VA (Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr)




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About Alexandria, VA (Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr median real estate price is $422,631, which is more expensive than 79.6% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 82.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr is currently $2,220, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 84.1% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Alexandria, Virginia.

Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr are 6.5%, which is lower than one will find in 65.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr 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

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.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 56.3% 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 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood, where 39.9% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 2.9% have Austrian ancestry.

Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.0% 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 Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 23.6% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 70.2% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 91.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 98.7% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 44,420 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.3% of the nation's neighborhoods.

Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 90.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Also of note, the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 82.7% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood, 33.1% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr 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 89.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood, 70.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 23.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.1%), and 9.2% 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 Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood in Alexandria, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (11.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.9%), and residents who report Scots-Irish roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.9%), among others. In addition, 15.1% 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 Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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 Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (65.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (33.1%) . 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

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

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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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

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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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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Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr 0.101011101001110
Alexandria 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96

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Alexandria 0.101011101001110
Virginia 18.67

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Alexandria 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

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

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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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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