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Real Estate Prices & Overview

New Town / The Mews median real estate price is $341,790, which is less expensive than 58.1% of Virginia neighborhoods and 49.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in New Town / The Mews is currently $2,100, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 54.5% of Virginia neighborhoods.

New Town / The Mews is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Williamsburg, Virginia.

New Town / The Mews real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the New Town / The Mews 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.

New Town / The Mews has a 12.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.8% 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Occupations

The New Town / The Mews neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 96.7% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the New Town / The Mews neighborhood could be your paradise. With 25.1% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 4.5% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Diversity

Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 New Town / The Mews neighborhood in Williamsburg are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 25.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.9% 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 New Town / The Mews neighborhood, 50.8% 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 24.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.0%), and 10.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the New Town / The Mews neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.2%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the New Town / The Mews neighborhood in Williamsburg, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report English roots (12.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.6%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (5.5%), among others.

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 New Town / The Mews neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.3%) 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 (8.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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