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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation median real estate price is $495,722, which is more expensive than 63.5% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 68.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation is currently $2,549, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.6% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation 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 Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation 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 Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 32.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Occupations

The Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 96.1% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation neighborhood has more Romanian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 3.0% have Dominican ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation neighborhood in Chesapeake are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 72.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.5% 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 66.3% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation neighborhood, 39.2% 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 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.4%), and 16.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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 Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation neighborhood in Chesapeake, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (14.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.8%), and residents who report German roots (8.2%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.6%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.8%), among others.

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 Las Gaviotas / Cahoon Plantation neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.4%) 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.


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