Virginia Beach, VA (Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills)




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About Virginia Beach, VA (Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills median real estate price is $705,936, which is more expensive than 93.0% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 93.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills is currently $2,510, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.8% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills 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 Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills are 6.8%, which is lower than one will find in 64.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills 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

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 Virginia Beach, the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood stands out by having 97.5% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.3% 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.

In addition, the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.5% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 99.1% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.3% of neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 4.1% of employed workers living in the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood is wealthier than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills is among the best neighborhoods for families in Virginia. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.0% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Virginia. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 67.5% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood has more Swedish and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 2.5% have Greek ancestry.

Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 24.1% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation.


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 Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood in Virginia Beach 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 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.0% 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 89.6% 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 Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood, 60.5% 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 26.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.5%), and 4.1% in the military.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood in Virginia Beach, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.9%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (7.8%), among others.

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 Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.

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 Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (97.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Great Neck Manor / Forest Hills 0.101011101001110
Virginia Beach 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of VA 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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