Haymarket, VA (James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd)




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About Haymarket, VA (James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd median real estate price is $562,655, which is more expensive than 85.3% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 87.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd is currently $2,383, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.2% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Haymarket, Virginia.

James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd 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 James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd, the current vacancy rate is 4.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood. A whopping 98.7% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 100.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood could be your paradise. With 38.0% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.1% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Furthermore, one way that the James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Also of note, owner-occupied real estate dominates the James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.5% of neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood has more West Indian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.6% of this neighborhood's residents have West Indian ancestry and 1.2% have Iranian ancestry.

James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood may actually hold the key. 75.8% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

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 James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 14.1% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Furthermore, executives, managers and professionals make up 66.1% of the workforce in the James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


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 James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood in Haymarket are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.7% 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 87.7% 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 James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood, 66.1% 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 17.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (14.6%), and 12.5% 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 James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood in Haymarket, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.2%), and residents who report English roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (8.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.8%), among others. In addition, 11.1% 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 James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

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 James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (39.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (89.1%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Haymarket 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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James Madison Hwy / Lightner Rd 0.101011101001110
Haymarket 0.101011101001110
Virginia 18.67
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Haymarket 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of VA school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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