Fort Eustis median real estate price is $230,432, which is less expensive than 75.1% of Virginia neighborhoods and 65.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Fort Eustis is currently $2,724, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.5% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.
Fort Eustis is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Newport News, Virginia.
Fort Eustis real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) townhomes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Fort Eustis neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Fort Eustis has a 12.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 68.1% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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.
The Fort Eustis neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.8% 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.
Furthermore, the Fort Eustis neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.6% 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.
99.3% of the real estate in the Fort Eustis neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Fort Eustis neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 50.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Fort Eustis neighborhood. A whopping 66.6% 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 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Fort Eustis neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Fort Eustis neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 71.0% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
More people in Fort Eustis choose to walk to work each day (22.3%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Fort Eustis neighborhood. In the Fort Eustis neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Did you know that the Fort Eustis neighborhood has more Brazilian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 2.7% have Jamaican ancestry.
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 Fort Eustis neighborhood in Newport News are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 60.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 17.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.9% 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 Fort Eustis neighborhood, 32.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is the military, with 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (30.0%), and 25.6% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Fort Eustis neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.9%).
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 Fort Eustis neighborhood in Newport News, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (9.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.9%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (5.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.
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 Fort Eustis neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (71.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (41.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (22.3%) and 13.1% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.