Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills median real estate price is $284,169, which is more expensive than 34.0% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 43.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills is currently $2,130, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.7% of Virginia neighborhoods.
Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Winchester, Virginia.
Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills 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.
In Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills, the current vacancy rate is 1.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Winchester, the Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 24.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Did you know that the Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills neighborhood has more French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian 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 Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills neighborhood in Winchester are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 30.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.3% of U.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 Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills neighborhood, 36.4% 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 25.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.2%), and 16.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (17.8%).
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 Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills neighborhood in Winchester, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.1%), and residents who report English roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.4%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (4.1%), 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 Frederick Heights / Shenandoah Hills neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.