Newport News, VA (Shore Park / Old Orchard)




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About Newport News, VA (Shore Park / Old Orchard)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Shore Park / Old Orchard median real estate price is $274,444, which is more expensive than 58.8% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 67.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Shore Park / Old Orchard is currently $2,014, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.9% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

Shore Park / Old Orchard is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Newport News, Virginia.

Shore Park / Old Orchard 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 Shore Park / Old Orchard neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Shore Park / Old Orchard are 6.2%, which is lower than one will find in 67.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Shore Park / Old Orchard 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.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Shore Park / Old Orchard 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 Shore Park / Old Orchard community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: 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 Shore Park / Old Orchard neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 31.2% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Shore Park / Old Orchard neighborhood has more Yugoslav and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 0.7% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

Shore Park / Old Orchard is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Shore Park / Old Orchard neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Shore Park / Old Orchard neighborhood in Newport News are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 91.2% 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.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Shore Park / Old Orchard neighborhood, 52.2% 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 21.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (14.6%), and 11.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Shore Park / Old Orchard neighborhood in Newport News, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.2%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.3%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Shore Park / Old Orchard neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.5%).

Getting to Work

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 Shore Park / Old Orchard neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (92.3%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Shore Park / Old Orchard 0.101011101001110
Newport News 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Shore Park / Old Orchard 0.101011101001110
Newport News 0.101011101001110
Virginia 18.67

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Shore Park / Old Orchard 0.101011101001110
Newport News 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of VA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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