Coal Fork / Tad median real estate price is $85,706, which is less expensive than 81.4% of West Virginia neighborhoods and 93.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Coal Fork / Tad is currently $2,272, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in West Virginia.
Coal Fork / Tad is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Charleston, West Virginia.
Coal Fork / Tad real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Coal Fork / Tad 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Coal Fork / Tad. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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.
Our research reveals that 91.8% of commuters who live in the Coal Fork / Tad neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Coal Fork / Tad neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 12.7% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Coal Fork / Tad neighborhood has more Belgian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 0.9% have Lebanese 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 Coal Fork / Tad neighborhood in Charleston are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.4% of U.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 Coal Fork / Tad neighborhood, 45.8% 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 19.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.4%), and 15.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Coal Fork / Tad neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.0% 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 Coal Fork / Tad neighborhood in Charleston, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (8.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.9%), and residents who report German roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.9%), 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 Coal Fork / Tad neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.8%) 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 (5.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.