Petersburg, VA (Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park)




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About Petersburg, VA (Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park median real estate price is $129,029, which is less expensive than 82.6% of Virginia neighborhoods and 82.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park is currently $1,042, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.4% of Virginia neighborhoods.

Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Petersburg, Virginia.

Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.2% in Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 55.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 36.1% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 25.9% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park neighborhood is unique for having just 3.4% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.0% of all American neighborhoods.


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 Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park neighborhood in Petersburg are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 33.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.9% 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 Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park neighborhood, 25.9% of the working population is employed in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.9%), and 18.9% 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 Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park neighborhood in Petersburg, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (11.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.1%), and residents who report Scottish roots (2.5%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (2.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.0%), among others. In addition, 12.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (15.4%).

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 Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (63.9%) 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 (36.1%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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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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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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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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Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park 0.101011101001110
Petersburg 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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Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park 0.101011101001110
Petersburg 0.101011101001110
Virginia 18.67
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Ferndale Gardens / Ferndale Park 0.101011101001110
Petersburg 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of VA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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

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