Spring Hill median real estate price is $78,092, which is less expensive than 89.0% of West Virginia neighborhoods and 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Spring Hill is currently $1,155, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.0% of West Virginia neighborhoods.
Spring Hill is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in South Charleston, West Virginia.
Spring Hill real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Spring Hill neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Spring Hill are 5.9%, which is lower than one will find in 62.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Spring Hill is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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.
Astoundingly, the Spring Hill neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular South Charleston neighborhood.
In addition, of note, 100.0% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Spring Hill neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 33.0% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Spring Hill neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 1.6% have Swiss 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 Spring Hill neighborhood in South Charleston are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 90.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 100.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.8% 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 Spring Hill neighborhood, 33.6% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 33.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.4%), and 23.4% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Spring Hill neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.2% of households.
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 Spring Hill neighborhood in South Charleston, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.7%), and residents who report English roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (5.4%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.1%), among others.
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 Spring Hill neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (76.2%) 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.