Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo median real estate price is $185,798, which is less expensive than 86.5% of Virginia neighborhoods and 76.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo is currently $1,029, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 98.2% of Virginia neighborhoods.
Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Madison Heights, Virginia.
Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.5% in Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Madison Heights, the Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 55.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 23.0% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.1% of the adult residents in the Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.2% 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 Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo neighborhood in Madison Heights are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 64.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 7.2% 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 58.7% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo neighborhood, 29.4% 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 26.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.6%), and 19.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.9%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo neighborhood in Madison Heights, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (7.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (6.1%), and residents who report German roots (3.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.4%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (2.1%), 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 Brightwell Mill / City Gomingo neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.6%) 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 (13.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.