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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Blackfork Junction / Camba median real estate price is $185,563, which is more expensive than 37.1% of the neighborhoods in Ohio and 19.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Blackfork Junction / Camba is currently $1,082, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 86.5% of Ohio neighborhoods.

Blackfork Junction / Camba is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Oak Hill, Ohio.

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

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Blackfork Junction / Camba. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Blackfork Junction / Camba neighborhood has more Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry.

Blackfork Junction / Camba is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Blackfork Junction / Camba neighborhood in Oak Hill are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 69.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 48.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.3% 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 Blackfork Junction / Camba neighborhood, 38.4% 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 36.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.3%), and 8.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Blackfork Junction / Camba neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households. Some people also speak German/Yiddish (5.0%).

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 Blackfork Junction / Camba neighborhood in Oak Hill, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of Welsh ancestry (3.6%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.0%), 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 Blackfork Junction / Camba neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (68.3%) 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 (10.2%) and 8.2% 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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