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Kenova - Ceredo, WV

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Overview


Kenova - Ceredo is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 4,440 people and just one neighborhood, Kenova - Ceredo is the 36th largest community in West Virginia.

Occupations and Workforce

Kenova - Ceredo is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Kenova - Ceredo is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kenova - Ceredo who work in food service (19.77%), sales jobs (17.36%), and management occupations (13.61%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Kenova - Ceredo spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.23 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

Demographics

In terms of college education, Kenova - Ceredo is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.02% of adults 25 and older in Kenova - Ceredo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Kenova - Ceredo in 2018 was $35,427, which is wealthy relative to West Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,708 for a family of four. However, Kenova - Ceredo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Kenova - Ceredo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kenova - Ceredo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kenova - Ceredo include English, Irish, German, Welsh, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Kenova - Ceredo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Korean.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Modes of Transportation

In the neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 28.0% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.0% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Occupations

There are more people living in the neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (57.3%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 63.7% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.5% of the neighborhoods in WV. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Welsh and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 21.1% have English ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 neighborhood in Kenova - Ceredo are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 85.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 70.5% 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, 42.7% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 33.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.5%), and 10.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.1%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Kenova - Ceredo, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (21.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.8%), and residents who report German roots (6.5%), and some of the residents are also of Welsh ancestry (3.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (63.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (55.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (28.0%) and 9.3% 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.


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