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.