Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods median real estate price is $531,728, which is more expensive than 71.4% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 74.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods is currently $1,893, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.7% of Virginia neighborhoods.
Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Conway Gardens / Rolling 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 apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods has a 14.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.8% 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.
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 Williamsburg, the Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you are planning to retire in Virginia, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Virginia, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.7% of neighborhoods in VA. If a Virginia retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
In addition, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods neighborhood, where 36.6% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 13.1% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods neighborhood has more Welsh and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 6.2% have Scottish ancestry.
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 Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods neighborhood in Williamsburg are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 82.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.9% 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 56.6% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods neighborhood, 52.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 19.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.1%), and 12.9% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.3% of households. Some people also speak French (2.1%).
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 Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods neighborhood in Williamsburg, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.2%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.2%), among others.
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 Conway Gardens / Rolling Woods neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (71.8%) 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 (8.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.