Bedford Hills / Boonsboro median real estate price is $421,421, which is more expensive than 58.7% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 64.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Bedford Hills / Boonsboro is currently $1,537, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.9% of Virginia neighborhoods.
Bedford Hills / Boonsboro is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Bedford Hills / Boonsboro 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Bedford Hills / Boonsboro neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.0% in Bedford Hills / Boonsboro. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
The Bedford Hills / Boonsboro neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 96.4% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
If you're planning where to retire, the Bedford Hills / Boonsboro neighborhood in Lynchburg 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 88.2% of the neighborhoods in Virginia. If you are considering retiring to Virginia, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Did you know that the Bedford Hills / Boonsboro neighborhood has more Lebanese and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 7.4% have Arab ancestry.
Bedford Hills / Boonsboro is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.9% 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 99.2% of the 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 Bedford Hills / Boonsboro neighborhood in Lynchburg are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.5% of U.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 Bedford Hills / Boonsboro neighborhood, 64.2% 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 19.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (8.8%), and 7.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Bedford Hills / Boonsboro neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.2% of households. Some people also speak Arabic (6.9%).
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 Bedford Hills / Boonsboro neighborhood in Lynchburg, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report Arab roots (7.4%), and some of the residents are also of Lebanese ancestry (7.4%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (7.0%), 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 Bedford Hills / Boonsboro neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (76.4%) 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 (8.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.