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 $405,658, which is more expensive than 76.5% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 81.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr is currently $1,977, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.6% 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 5.7%, which is lower than one will find in 71.8% 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

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 Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 59.4%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 99.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

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 43.3% 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 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Finally, if you are planning to retire in Virginia, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Virginia, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.1% of neighborhoods in VA. If a Virginia retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 2.4% have Armenian ancestry.

Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% 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 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 76.7% of the workforce in the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Furthermore, 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 23.8% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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. 92.8% 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 98.9% 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, 88.7% 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 86.0% 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

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 33.7% of the Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.7% of America's neighborhoods.


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 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 88.7% 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, 76.7% 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 23.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.3%), and 9.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood in Alexandria, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (14.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.6%), and residents who report German roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (9.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (7.2%), among others. In addition, 10.8% 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 85.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and African languages.

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 Richmond Hwy / Mount Eagle Dr neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (63.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (33.7%) . 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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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Alexandria 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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Alexandria 0.101011101001110
Virginia 18.67
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Alexandria 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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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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