Longhill Gate / Longhill median real estate price is $639,794, which is more expensive than 78.8% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 80.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Longhill Gate / Longhill is currently $2,030, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.7% of Virginia neighborhoods.
Longhill Gate / Longhill is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Longhill Gate / Longhill 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Longhill Gate / Longhill neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Longhill Gate / Longhill has a 12.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.3% 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 Longhill Gate / Longhill 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, Longhill Gate / Longhill 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 97.1% of neighborhoods in VA. If a Virginia retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
Did you know that the Longhill Gate / Longhill neighborhood has more Croatian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 2.2% have Slovak ancestry.
Longhill Gate / Longhill is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Longhill Gate / Longhill 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 73.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 34.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Longhill Gate / Longhill neighborhood, 52.0% 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 20.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.7%), and 11.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Longhill Gate / Longhill neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include French and Vietnamese.
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 Longhill Gate / Longhill neighborhood in Williamsburg, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.9%), and residents who report German roots (12.2%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (5.5%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.
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 Longhill Gate / Longhill neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.2%) 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 (10.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.