Harrisonburg, VA (S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd)




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About Harrisonburg, VA (S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd median real estate price is $199,214, which is less expensive than 60.2% of Virginia neighborhoods and 60.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd is currently $883, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 82.6% of Virginia neighborhoods.

S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.9% in S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 45.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd neighborhood has more Arab and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 2.7% have Ukrainian ancestry.

S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 5.1% of the people in the S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 18.2% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 87.8% of the neighborhoods in VA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd neighborhood. In the S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd 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, 25.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.


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 S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd neighborhood in Harrisonburg are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.4% of U.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 S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd neighborhood, 34.3% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.1%), and 17.2% 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 S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd neighborhood in Harrisonburg, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.5%). There are also a number of people of Arab ancestry (9.4%), and residents who report English roots (6.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.3%), along with some South American ancestry residents (5.9%), among others. In addition, 33.2% 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 S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 56.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Arabic and African languages.

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 S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (72.2%) 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 (14.9%) and 5.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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S Main St / Pleasant Hill Rd 0.101011101001110
Harrisonburg 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96

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Harrisonburg 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. 7 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of VA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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
Harrisonburg H. S. Governor's Stem Academy School
One Court Square
Harrisonburg, VA, 22801
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Skyline Middle School
470 Linda Lane
Harrisonburg, VA, 22802
05-08
Smithland Elem School
474 Linda Lane
Harrisonburg, VA, 22802
KG-04
Thomas Harrison Middle School
1311 W. Market Street
Harrisonburg, VA, 22801
05-08
Waterman Elem School
451 Chicago Ave
Harrisonburg, VA, 22802
PK-04
Spotswood Elem School
400 Mountain View Drive
Harrisonburg, VA, 22801
KG-04
Keister Elem School
100 Maryland Avenue
Harrisonburg, VA, 22801
PK-04
Harrisonburg High School
1001 Garbers Church Road
Harrisonburg, VA, 22801
09-12
Stone Spring Elem School
1575 Peach Grove Ave
Harrisonburg, VA, 22801
PK-04

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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