Cedar Grove - Glasgow is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 4,231 people and just one neighborhood, Cedar Grove - Glasgow is the 41st largest community in West Virginia.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cedar Grove - Glasgow is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cedar Grove - Glasgow is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cedar Grove - Glasgow who work in office and administrative support (17.67%), sales jobs (12.50%), and healthcare suport services (9.57%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Cedar Grove - Glasgow has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Cedar Grove - Glasgow has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cedar Grove - Glasgow than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cedar Grove - Glasgow may be for you.
One downside of living in Cedar Grove - Glasgow is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Cedar Grove - Glasgow, the average commute to work is 33.24 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Cedar Grove - Glasgow, even though it is a small town, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, town who have a need for low-cost transportation.
In Cedar Grove - Glasgow, just 6.71% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Cedar Grove - Glasgow in 2018 was $23,574, which is middle income relative to West Virginia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,296 for a family of four. However, Cedar Grove - Glasgow contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Cedar Grove - Glasgow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cedar Grove - Glasgow residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cedar Grove - Glasgow include Irish, English, German, Dutch, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cedar Grove - Glasgow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
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 Cedar Grove - Glasgow, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 33.7% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
In addition, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 33 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 92.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The neighborhood is unique for having just 6.7% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of America's neighborhoods.
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (11.3% ride the bus) than 95.2% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.
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 neighborhood in Cedar Grove - Glasgow are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 83.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 15.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.7% 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 neighborhood, 27.6% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 27.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (25.6%), and 19.6% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.8% of households. Some people also speak Polish (4.9%).
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 neighborhood in Cedar Grove - Glasgow, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (9.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.8%), and residents who report German roots (6.3%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (3.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (2.0%), 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 neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (28.2% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (74.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (11.3%) and 9.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.