Salem, VA (W Riverside Dr / Front Ave)




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About Salem, VA (W Riverside Dr / Front Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Riverside Dr / Front Ave median real estate price is $173,922, which is less expensive than 68.2% of Virginia neighborhoods and 68.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Riverside Dr / Front Ave is currently $952, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.3% of Virginia neighborhoods.

W Riverside Dr / Front Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Salem, Virginia.

W Riverside Dr / Front Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the W Riverside Dr / Front Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in W Riverside Dr / Front Ave are 5.0%, which is lower than one will find in 76.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in W Riverside Dr / Front Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Riverside Dr / Front Ave neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.

W Riverside Dr / Front Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 W Riverside Dr / Front Ave neighborhood in Salem are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 70.0% of America'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 W Riverside Dr / Front Ave neighborhood, 41.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. 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 20.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.6%), and 18.7% in manufacturing and laborer 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 W Riverside Dr / Front Ave neighborhood in Salem, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (3.7%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Riverside Dr / Front Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.2% of households. Some people also speak South Asian languages (2.2%).

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 W Riverside Dr / Front Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.7%) 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 (9.7%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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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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W Riverside Dr / Front Ave 0.101011101001110
Salem 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Riverside Dr / Front Ave 0.101011101001110
Salem 0.101011101001110
Virginia 18.67

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W Riverside Dr / Front Ave 0.101011101001110
Salem 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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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
Salem High
400 Spartan Dr
Salem, VA, 24153
09-12
Andrew Lewis Middle
616 South College Ave
Salem, VA, 24153
06-08
G.W. Carver Elem
6 Fourth St
Salem, VA, 24153
KG-05
East Salem Elem
1765 Boulevard
Salem, VA, 24153
PK-05
South Salem Elem
1600 Carolyn Rd
Salem, VA, 24153
KG-05
West Salem Elem
520 N Bruffey St
Salem, VA, 24153
PK-05

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