McLean, VA (McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill)








About McLean, VA (McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill median real estate price is $1,401,824, which is more expensive than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 98.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill is currently $2,857, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.7% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in McLean, Virginia.

McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill, the current vacancy rate is 0.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 McLean, the McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, real estate in the McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.5% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

Furthermore, the McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.3% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood is wealthier than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 56.6% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 12.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Also, a majority of the adults in the McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Virginia by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in Virginia. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, urban sophisticates and active retirees.

Finally, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 95.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 81.2% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 18.0% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood has more Iranian and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 1.2% have Armenian ancestry.

McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood in McLean are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 86.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood, 81.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 9.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (9.2%), and 7.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Korean, Persian and German/Yiddish.

The Neighbors: 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 McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood in McLean, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (22.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report English roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (10.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.0%), among others. In addition, 25.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 McLean Hamlet / Swinks Mill neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (6.9%) and 5.3% 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.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to VA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Churchill Road Elem School
7100 Churchill Rd
Mclean, VA 22101
PK-06
Cooper Middle School
977 Balls Hill Rd
Mclean, VA 22101
07-08
Langley High School
6520 Georgetown Pike
Mclean, VA 22101
09-12
Spring Hill Elem School
8201 Lewinsville Rd
Mclean, VA 22102
PK-06
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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Better than of VA school districts.

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