Harts is a tiny town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 573 people and just one neighborhood, Harts is the 188th largest community in West Virginia.
Harts is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Harts is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Harts who work in healthcare suport services (35.24%), food service (23.81%), and personal care services (21.90%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 46.67% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Harts has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Harts a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Harts, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.84 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Harts doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Harts ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 4.94% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Harts in 2018 was $14,196, which is low income relative to West Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,784 for a family of four.
The people who call Harts home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harts residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Harts include English, Irish, Italian, Yugoslavian, and Other West Indian.
The most common language spoken in Harts is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.
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.
The neighborhood is unique for having just 1.8% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.6% of America's neighborhoods.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.0% of all neighborhoods in America, with 41.7% 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, one of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the neighborhood than in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.
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 Harts are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 15.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.2% 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, 43.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.1%), and 14.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% of households.
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 Harts, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (7.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (2.3%), and residents who report German roots (2.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (1.5%).
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 neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (52.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (83.0%) 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 (9.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.