Pleasant Grove East median real estate price is $587,136, which is more expensive than 77.3% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 79.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Pleasant Grove East is currently $3,189, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 86.6% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.
Pleasant Grove East is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chesapeake, Virginia.
Pleasant Grove East 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 Pleasant Grove East 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 Pleasant Grove East, the current vacancy rate is 2.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Pleasant Grove East is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Chesapeake, the Pleasant Grove East neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
An interesting characteristic about the Pleasant Grove East neighborhood is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Pleasant Grove East neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 43.4% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
With 4.2% of employed workers living in the Pleasant Grove East neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.5% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
The Pleasant Grove East neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.0% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 97.4% of all neighborhoods in America.
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 Pleasant Grove East 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 82.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.4% 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 61.0% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Pleasant Grove East neighborhood, 49.2% 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 31.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (10.8%), and 10.5% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Pleasant Grove East neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.8% of households.
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 Pleasant Grove East neighborhood in Chesapeake, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (11.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.8%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.
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 Pleasant Grove East neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (81.3%) 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 (8.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.