Summit Point / Middleway median real estate price is $385,834, which is more expensive than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in West Virginia and 61.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Summit Point / Middleway is currently $1,232, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.3% of West Virginia neighborhoods.
Summit Point / Middleway is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Charles Town, West Virginia.
Summit Point / Middleway real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Summit Point / Middleway 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.
Summit Point / Middleway has a 14.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.7% 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.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Summit Point / Middleway is among the best neighborhoods for families in West Virginia. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.3% of neighborhoods in the entire state of West Virginia. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Summit Point / Middleway neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for first-time home buyers and highly educated executives.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Summit Point / Middleway neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 35.1% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Did you know that the Summit Point / Middleway neighborhood has more Welsh and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 3.1% 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 Summit Point / Middleway neighborhood in Charles Town are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 85.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.8% 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 59.8% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Summit Point / Middleway neighborhood, 42.4% 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 23.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.2%), and 13.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Summit Point / Middleway neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.9% 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 Summit Point / Middleway neighborhood in Charles Town, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.0%), and residents who report English roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (3.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.9%), 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 Summit Point / Middleway neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (76.6%) 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 (10.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.