Blueberry Hill / Brigadoon / Stoneybrook Neighborhood, Lexington, KY

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Neighborhood Information For Blueberry Hill / Brigadoon / Stoneybrook

Blueberry Hill median real estate price is $213,074, which is more expensive than 61.5% of the neighborhoods in Kentucky and 30.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Blueberry Hill is currently $1,764, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.5% of the neighborhoods in Kentucky.

Blueberry Hill is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lexington, Kentucky.

Blueberry Hill real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Blueberry Hill neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Blueberry Hill has a 13.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 71.8% 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.

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 Lexington, the Blueberry Hill neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout’s research finding that the Blueberry Hill neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Blueberry Hill community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Blueberry Hill neighborhood stands out by having 91.6% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Blueberry Hill neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 71.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 95.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one’s surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one’s neighbors. NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Blueberry Hill neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Blueberry Hill neighborhood has more Belgian and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It’s true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood’s residents have Belgian ancestry and 3.1% have Arab ancestry.

Blueberry Hill is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors: Income

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 Blueberry Hill neighborhood in Lexington are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America’s neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Blueberry Hill neighborhood, 43.6% 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 20.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.9%), and 15.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Blueberry Hill neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic, Spanish, Chinese and Langs. of India.

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 Blueberry Hill neighborhood in Lexington, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.8%), and residents who report German roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (9.9%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.6%), among others. In addition, 16.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

  • The cost of living in Blueberry Hill-Brigadoon-Stoneybrook-Baralto is equal to the Lexington-Fayette average
  • The cost of living in Blueberry Hill-Brigadoon-Stoneybrook-Baralto is 10% lower than the national average
  • Blueberry Hill-Brigadoon-Stoneybrook-Baralto housing is 23% lower than the national average
  • Kentucky general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average
  • Kentucky state income tax is 103% higher than the national average
  • The income per capita in Blueberry Hill-Brigadoon-Stoneybrook-Baralto is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Blueberry Hill-Brigadoon-Stoneybrook-Baralto is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Blueberry Hill-Brigadoon-Stoneybrook-Baralto is 8% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Blueberry Hill-Brigadoon-Stoneybrook-Baralto is 100% lower than the national average

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