Shenandoah University median real estate price is $249,999, which is less expensive than 71.2% of Virginia neighborhoods and 60.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Shenandoah University is currently $2,041, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.3% of Virginia neighborhoods.
Shenandoah University is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Winchester, Virginia.
Shenandoah University real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Shenandoah University neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Shenandoah University 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 Winchester, the Shenandoah University neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
An extraordinary 18.1% of the residents of the Shenandoah University neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Shenandoah University neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 89.2% of the neighborhoods in VA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.
Did you know that the Shenandoah University neighborhood has more Jamaican and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 1.9% have Hungarian ancestry.
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 Shenandoah University neighborhood in Winchester are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 70.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 1.4% 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 77.4% 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 Shenandoah University neighborhood, 35.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.8%), and 13.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Shenandoah University neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (17.3%).
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 Shenandoah University neighborhood in Winchester, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (11.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.2%), and residents who report German roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.2%), along with some Jamaican ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 16.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Shenandoah University neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (67.1%) 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 (13.4%) and 10.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.