Norfolk, VA (Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl)




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About Norfolk, VA (Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl is currently $2,000, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.3% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Norfolk, Virginia.

Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl, the current vacancy rate is 4.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 44.5% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.7% 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood could be your paradise. With 74.1% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 0.4% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 6.4% of the people in the Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 89.2% of the neighborhoods in VA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood has more Brazilian and African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 4.0% have African ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood in Norfolk are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 62.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 16.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.7% 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 Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood, 44.5% of the working population is employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (28.2%), and 26.1% in the military.

The Neighbors: 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 Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood in Norfolk, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (11.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report Mexican roots (7.1%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (6.8%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.5%).

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 Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.8%) 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 (7.8%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Blandy Rd / Meredith Pl 0.101011101001110
Norfolk 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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Norfolk 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of VA school districts.

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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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