Village Center / Blue Sulphur median real estate price is $186,098, which is more expensive than 62.4% of the neighborhoods in West Virginia and 25.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Village Center / Blue Sulphur is currently $1,303, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.6% of the neighborhoods in West Virginia.
Village Center / Blue Sulphur is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Barboursville, West Virginia.
Village Center / Blue Sulphur 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Village Center / Blue Sulphur neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Village Center / Blue Sulphur has a 12.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.8% 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.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 26.4% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Village Center / Blue Sulphur neighborhood has more Scottish and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 4.6% have Scots-Irish 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 Village Center / Blue Sulphur neighborhood in Barboursville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 77.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 72.3% 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 Village Center / Blue Sulphur neighborhood, 43.9% 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 20.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.6%), and 17.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Village Center / Blue Sulphur neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.7% of households.
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 Village Center / Blue Sulphur neighborhood in Barboursville, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (38.7%). There are also a number of people of Scottish ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.2%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (4.6%), 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 Village Center / Blue Sulphur neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.1%) 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.