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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Scot's Landing / Summer Plains median real estate price is $563,539, which is more expensive than 70.6% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 74.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Scot's Landing / Summer Plains is currently $2,023, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.6% of Virginia neighborhoods.

Scot's Landing / Summer Plains is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mechanicsville, Virginia.

Scot's Landing / Summer Plains 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 Scot's Landing / Summer Plains 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.

Real estate vacancies in Scot's Landing / Summer Plains are 3.2%, which is lower than one will find in 78.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Scot's Landing / Summer Plains is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Scot's Landing / Summer Plains neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Scot's Landing / Summer Plains community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Scot's Landing / Summer Plains is among the best neighborhoods for families in Virginia. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.9% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Virginia. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Scot's Landing / Summer Plains neighborhood.

Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Scot's Landing / Summer Plains neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 37.4% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Real Estate

The Scot's Landing / Summer Plains neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.8% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.0% of all neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Scot's Landing / Summer Plains neighborhood has more Armenian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 3.3% have Dominican ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Scot's Landing / Summer Plains 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 84.4% 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.

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 Scot's Landing / Summer Plains neighborhood, 45.5% 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 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.9%), and 11.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Scot's Landing / Summer Plains neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.9% of households. Some people also speak Italian (4.7%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Scot's Landing / Summer Plains neighborhood in Mechanicsville, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.4%), and residents who report German roots (8.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.7%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (3.3%), 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 Scot's Landing / Summer Plains neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (83.3%) 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.


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