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Lizemores, WV

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Overview


Lizemores is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 1,891 people and just one neighborhood, Lizemores is the 113th largest community in West Virginia.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Lizemores, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.88% of Lizemores’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Lizemores is a town of professionals, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lizemores who work in teaching (14.29%), healthcare (11.73%), and sales jobs (8.50%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Lizemores is worth considering.

In Lizemores, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.97 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Lizemores doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The population of Lizemores has a very low overall level of education: only 8.37% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Lizemores in 2018 was $22,434, 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 $89,736 for a family of four. However, Lizemores contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Lizemores home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lizemores residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Lizemores include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Lizemores is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Lizemores, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the (22.9%) than in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 22 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 94.4% of America. 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.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 21.1% have English ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Lizemores are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 81.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 37.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.0% 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 neighborhood, 36.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 35.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.9%), and 9.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 neighborhood in Lizemores, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (21.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.2%), and residents who report German roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (4.3%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.2%) 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 (22.9%) . 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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