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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Ambrosia / Brighton median real estate price is $222,733, which is more expensive than 66.2% of the neighborhoods in West Virginia and 26.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Ambrosia / Brighton is currently $1,234, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.6% of West Virginia neighborhoods.

Ambrosia / Brighton is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Point Pleasant, West Virginia.

Ambrosia / Brighton real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Ambrosia / Brighton 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.

Ambrosia / Brighton has a 15.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.9% 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.

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

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Ambrosia / Brighton neighborhood stands out by having 96.1% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of all American neighborhoods.

Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Ambrosia / Brighton neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 33.4% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Diversity

Did you know that the Ambrosia / Brighton neighborhood has more Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian 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 Ambrosia / Brighton neighborhood in Point Pleasant are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 47.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Ambrosia / Brighton neighborhood, 39.7% 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 32.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.9%), and 11.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Ambrosia / Brighton neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.7% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Ambrosia / Brighton neighborhood in Point Pleasant, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (19.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.6%), and residents who report German roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.6%), along with some Spanish ancestry residents (3.4%), 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 Ambrosia / Brighton neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (96.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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