Mount Zion / Sherwill median real estate price is $275,284, which is less expensive than 67.7% of Virginia neighborhoods and 57.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Mount Zion / Sherwill is currently $1,021, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 98.3% of Virginia neighborhoods.
Mount Zion / Sherwill is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rustburg, Virginia.
Mount Zion / Sherwill real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Mount Zion / Sherwill neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Mount Zion / Sherwill has a 14.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Mount Zion / Sherwill neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 44.8% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Of particular note, 3.2% of the people in the Mount Zion / Sherwill neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.
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 Mount Zion / Sherwill neighborhood in Rustburg are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 48.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Mount Zion / Sherwill neighborhood, 27.8% 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 26.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (25.3%), and 18.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Mount Zion / Sherwill neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.1% of households.
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 Mount Zion / Sherwill neighborhood in Rustburg, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.7%), along with some Arab ancestry residents (2.4%), among others.
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 Mount Zion / Sherwill neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (88.1%) 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 (8.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.