Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan median real estate price is $562,827, which is more expensive than 75.7% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 77.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan is currently $2,177, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.8% of Virginia neighborhoods.
Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 30.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (15.3%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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 Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan 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, Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan 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 99.9% 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 Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan neighborhood has more British and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.1% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 7.7% have French Canadian ancestry.
Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% 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 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan 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 84.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.5% 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 52.8% of America'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 Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan neighborhood, 53.6% 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 22.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.2%), and 10.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.6% of households. Some people also speak Vietnamese (2.8%).
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 Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan neighborhood in Williamsburg, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (19.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (16.0%), and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (7.7%), along with some British ancestry residents (7.1%), 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 Powhatan Village / Monticellio @ Powhatan neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.5%) 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 (9.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.