Virginia Beach, VA (Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln)




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About Virginia Beach, VA (Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln median real estate price is $229,714, which is more expensive than 48.8% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 60.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln is currently $1,394, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 41.4% of Virginia neighborhoods.

Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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

In Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln, the current vacancy rate is 3.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 4.4% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Virginia. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 39.4% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 100.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.4% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 9.4% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood, is that an incredible 88.6% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.7% of neighborhoods in America.

Also of note, one way that the Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.7% 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: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 14.8% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 96.9% of 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 Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood in Virginia Beach are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.0% 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 Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood, 30.0% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.9%), and 19.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood in Virginia Beach, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (9.4%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (9.4%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.1% of households.

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 Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (84.3%) 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 (6.8%) . 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 Crime Data

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Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln 0.101011101001110
Virginia Beach 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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Lamplight Ln / Ferry Farm Ln 0.101011101001110
Virginia Beach 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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