Roanoke, VA (Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW)



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About Roanoke, VA (Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW median real estate price is $89,584, which is less expensive than 94.9% of Virginia neighborhoods and 88.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW is currently $906, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 86.0% of Virginia neighborhoods.

Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Roanoke, Virginia.

Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 86.4% 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

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

The first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is that an astounding 3.8% of the households are same sex couples. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of same sex households than in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to consider.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 98.1% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.4% of residents in the Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 97.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW (22.4%) than in 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood buck this trend. 28.2% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 36.4% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 96.1% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood has more Jamaican and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 0.9% have Iranian ancestry.

Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.0% 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 Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood in Roanoke are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 43.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.6% of U.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 Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood, 46.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.6%), and 11.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.0%).

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 Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood in Roanoke, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (9.7%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (9.1%), and residents who report German roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (7.0%), along with some African ancestry residents (5.6%), among others.

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 Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (51.8%) 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 (22.4%) and 13.4% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (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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Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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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Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW 0.101011101001110
Roanoke 0.101011101001110
Virginia 2.08

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Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW 0.101011101001110
Roanoke 0.101011101001110
Virginia 17.93

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Salem Ave SW / 10th St SW 0.101011101001110
Roanoke 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (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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School Quality

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Better than of VA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US 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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