Harrisonburg, VA (E Market St / S Main St)




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About Harrisonburg, VA (E Market St / S Main St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Market St / S Main St median real estate price is $351,036, which is more expensive than 69.9% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 75.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in E Market St / S Main St is currently $1,051, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.3% of Virginia neighborhoods.

E Market St / S Main St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

E Market St / S Main St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 E Market St / S Main St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

E Market St / S Main St has a 13.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.7% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 28.3% of the residents of the E Market St / S Main St neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the E Market St / S Main St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Virginia.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The E Market St / S Main St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the E Market St / S Main St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 69.8% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in E Market St / S Main St choose to walk to work each day (19.8%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the E Market St / S Main St neighborhood has more Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry.

E Market St / S Main St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 E Market St / S Main St 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 63.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 24.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.2% 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 E Market St / S Main St neighborhood, 37.3% 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 37.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.4%), and 7.9% 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 E Market St / S Main St neighborhood in Harrisonburg, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (10.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.8%), and residents who report English roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.1%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (5.5%), among others. In addition, 21.7% 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 E Market St / S Main St neighborhood is English, spoken by 61.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Russian and German.

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 E Market St / S Main St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (69.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (60.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (19.8%) and 15.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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

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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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Harrisonburg 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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

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