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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Dogwood Knoll median real estate price is $334,462, which is more expensive than 38.9% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 48.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Dogwood Knoll is currently $2,398, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 40.5% of Virginia neighborhoods.

Dogwood Knoll is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mechanicsville, Virginia.

Dogwood Knoll 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 Dogwood Knoll 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.

In Dogwood Knoll, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Dogwood Knoll 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.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Dogwood Knoll neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Dogwood Knoll neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 22.9% 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.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 89.0% of commuters who live in the Dogwood Knoll neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Dogwood Knoll neighborhood has more Swiss and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 2.9% have Welsh ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Dogwood Knoll neighborhood in Mechanicsville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Dogwood Knoll neighborhood, 35.9% 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 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.3%), and 17.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Dogwood Knoll neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.7% of households.

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 Dogwood Knoll neighborhood in Mechanicsville, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (11.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.6%), and some of the residents are also of Welsh ancestry (2.9%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.4%), among others.

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 Dogwood Knoll neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.0%) 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 (6.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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