Newport News, VA (Madison Ave / Jackson Ave)




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About Newport News, VA (Madison Ave / Jackson Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Madison Ave / Jackson Ave real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Madison Ave / Jackson Ave is currently $2,185, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.0% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

Madison Ave / Jackson Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Newport News, Virginia.

Madison Ave / Jackson Ave 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 Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Madison Ave / Jackson Ave has a 13.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 68.6% 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.

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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 58.6% of employed workers living in the Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Furthermore, the Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.9% 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.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

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 Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood. In the Madison Ave / Jackson Ave 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.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 80.9% 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 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 43.6% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.4% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

99.3% of the real estate in the Madison Ave / Jackson Ave 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 Madison Ave / Jackson Ave 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, 57.1% 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 Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood. A whopping 49.6% 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 95.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood has more Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.

Madison Ave / Jackson Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood in Newport News are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 21.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood, 58.6% of the working population is employed in the military. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 43.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (39.2%), and 32.0% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood in Newport News, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report Mexican roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.4%).

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 Madison Ave / Jackson Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (80.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (43.6%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (26.3%) and 24.3% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Madison Ave / Jackson Ave 0.101011101001110
Newport News 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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Madison Ave / Jackson Ave 0.101011101001110
Newport News 0.101011101001110
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Newport News 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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