Covington, VA (Falling Spring / Clearwater Park)




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About Covington, VA (Falling Spring / Clearwater Park)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Falling Spring / Clearwater Park median real estate price is $157,990, which is less expensive than 75.3% of Virginia neighborhoods and 75.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Falling Spring / Clearwater Park is currently $922, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 73.7% of Virginia neighborhoods.

Falling Spring / Clearwater Park is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Covington, Virginia.

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

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Falling Spring / Clearwater Park. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (10.7%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Falling Spring / Clearwater Park neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 46 residents per square mile, Falling Spring / Clearwater Park is less crowded than 90.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about Falling Spring / Clearwater Park is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're planning where to retire, the Falling Spring / Clearwater Park neighborhood in Covington is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in VA, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 85.2% of the neighborhoods in Virginia. If you are considering retiring to Virginia, this is a good neighborhood to look at.


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 Falling Spring / Clearwater Park neighborhood in Covington are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 52.0% 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 67.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Falling Spring / Clearwater Park neighborhood, 34.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.6%), and 10.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Falling Spring / Clearwater Park neighborhood in Covington, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (18.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.3%), and residents who report English roots (12.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.7%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Falling Spring / Clearwater Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.8% of households.

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 Falling Spring / Clearwater Park neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (89.9%) 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 (9.3%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Falling Spring / Clearwater Park 0.101011101001110
Covington 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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Covington 0.101011101001110
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Covington 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to VA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Alleghany High
210 Mountaineer Drive
Covington, VA, 24426
09-12
Callaghan Elem
4050 Midland Trail
Covington, VA, 24426
PK-05
Clifton Middle
1000 Riverview Farm Road
Covington, VA, 24426
06-08
Sharon Elem
100 Sharon School Circle
Clifton Forge, VA, 24422
PK-05
Mt View Elem
100 Gleason Dr.
Covington, VA, 24426
PK-05

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