About Springfield, VA (Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods median real estate price is $566,997, which is more expensive than 82.9% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 84.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods is currently $3,728, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Springfield, Virginia.

Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods, the current vacancy rate is 3.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Springfield, the Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 5.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, if you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 12.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Virginia. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 20.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 95.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood has more South American and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.7% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 0.9% have Brazilian ancestry.

Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (42.2%) than are found in 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood in Springfield are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood, 36.4% 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 29.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.2%), and 17.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood is English, spoken by 37.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), African languages and Arabic.

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 Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood in Springfield, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (17.5%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (9.7%), and residents who report German roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.1%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (4.4%), among others. In addition, 42.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Springfield Estates / Monticello Woods neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (73.9%) 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 (20.0%) . 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 Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

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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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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 about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to VA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Bush Hill Elem School
5927 Westchester St
Alexandria, VA 22310
PK-06
Edison High School
5801 Franconia Rd
Alexandria, VA 22310
09-12
Forestdale Elem School
6530 Elder Ave
Springfield, VA 22150
PK-06
Franconia Elem School
6301 Beulah St
Alexandria, VA 22310
PK-06
Key Center School
6404 Franconia Rd
Springfield, VA 22150
PK-12
Key Middle School
6402 Franconia Rd
Springfield, VA 22150
07-08
Lee High School
6540 Franconia Rd
Springfield, VA 22150
09-12
Lynbrook Elem School
5801 Backlick Rd
Springfield, VA 22150
PK-06
Springfield Estates Elem School
6200 Charles Goff Dr
Springfield, VA 22150
PK-06
Twain Middle School
4700 Franconia Rd
Alexandria, VA 22310
07-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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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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