Petersburg, VA (Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd)




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About Petersburg, VA (Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd median real estate price is $194,225, which is less expensive than 68.8% of Virginia neighborhoods and 68.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd is currently $1,143, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 67.3% of Virginia neighborhoods.

Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Petersburg, Virginia.

Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 24.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Petersburg, the Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd neighborhood has more British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry.

Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% 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 95.0% 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 Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd neighborhood in Petersburg are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 25.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd neighborhood, 32.0% 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 29.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (28.7%), and 10.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd neighborhood in Petersburg, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (9.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (6.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (4.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.2%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.8%).

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 Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.1%) 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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Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd 0.101011101001110
Petersburg 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96

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Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd 0.101011101001110
Petersburg 0.101011101001110
Virginia 18.67

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Boydton Plank Rd / Duncan Rd 0.101011101001110
Petersburg 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to VA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Sunnyside Elem School
10203 Melvin B. Alsbrooks Aven
Mckenney, VA, 23872
KG-05
Southside Elem School
10305 Boydton Plank Rd
Dinwiddie, VA, 23841
KG-05
Sutherland Elem School
6000 R. B. Pamplin Drive
Sutherland, VA, 23885
KG-05
Midway Elem School
5511 Midway Rd
Church Road, VA, 23833
KG-05
Dinwiddie Elem School
13811 Boydton Plank Rd
Dinwiddie, VA, 23841
KG-05
Dinwiddie High School
11501 Boisseau Road
Dinwiddie, VA, 23841
09-12
Dinwiddie Middle School
11608 Courthouse Road
Dinwiddie, VA, 23841
06-08

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