Flint Hill / Shady Grove median real estate price is $233,675, which is less expensive than 76.5% of Virginia neighborhoods and 66.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Flint Hill / Shady Grove is currently $1,792, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 68.1% of Virginia neighborhoods.
Flint Hill / Shady Grove is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Vinton, Virginia.
Flint Hill / Shady Grove real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Flint Hill / Shady Grove neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Flint Hill / Shady Grove has a 13.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 73.6% 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.
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.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.8% of all neighborhoods in America, with 40.9% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
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 Flint Hill / Shady Grove neighborhood in Vinton are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 53.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 19.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Flint Hill / Shady Grove neighborhood, 41.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 23.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.8%), and 15.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Flint Hill / Shady Grove neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% 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 Flint Hill / Shady Grove neighborhood in Vinton, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (10.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report German roots (10.0%), and some of the residents are also of Eastern European ancestry (1.4%).
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 Flint Hill / Shady Grove neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (88.9%) 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 (10.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.