Joplin median real estate price is $166,574, which is more expensive than 54.4% of the neighborhoods in West Virginia and 18.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Joplin is currently $1,490, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.5% of the neighborhoods in West Virginia.
Joplin is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in South Charleston, West Virginia.
Joplin real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Joplin neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.9% in Joplin. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 45.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
If you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Joplin neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 13.4% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of West Virginia.
Did you know that the Joplin neighborhood has more Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry.
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 Joplin neighborhood in South Charleston are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 45.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 29.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 79.8% 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 Joplin neighborhood, 46.1% 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 33.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.5%), and 7.0% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Joplin neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.6% of households. Some people also speak Polish (2.6%).
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 Joplin neighborhood in South Charleston, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (15.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.7%), and residents who report German roots (12.2%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (3.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.0%), 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 Joplin neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.2%) 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 (8.3%) and 5.3% of residents also ride the bus 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.