The Home Buyer's Korner

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January 13th, 2016

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Home Buyer’s Korner

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Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave Neighborhood

Nashville, Tennessee

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Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave is a suburban neighborhood located in Belmont U area of Nashville, Tennessee. The median real estate price in the Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave neighborhood is $297,352, which is more expensive than 94.1 percent of the neighborhoods in Tennessee and 73.4 percent of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Subdivisions located in this neighborhood include Breeze Hill and Melrose.

The average rental price in Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave is currently $1,238, and the average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.2 percent of the neighborhoods in Tennessee.

Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave real estate is primarily made up of small studio to two bedroom to medium sized three or four bedroom single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently, with a number of residences built between 1940 and 1969.

Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave has a 12.6 percent vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods and higher than 65.6 percent of American neighborhoods. 

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.

One of the first things you’ll notice early on if you moved to this neighborhood is that approximately 5.8 percent of the households are same sex couples and this is a higher proportion of same sex households than in 99.7 percent of the neighborhoods in America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly neighborhood. So if you are looking a neighborhood like this to call home, the Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to consider.

If you are an young executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of well-to-do executives, managers, and professionals, and it places as one of the top 12.1 percent executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of Tennessee.

Your future neighbors in the Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave neighborhood in Nashville enjoy middle class incomes and this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.5 percent of the neighborhoods in America. 

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave neighborhood, 53.1 percent 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 26.0 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations at 14.9 percent, and 5.9 percent in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Culture is the shared learning behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicity or ancestries will express those cultures. 

In the Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish at 8.6 percent. There are also a number of people of English ancestry at 8.5 percent, and residents who report German roots at 6.4 percent. Some of the residents are  also of Scottish ancestry at 3.7 percent, along with some African ancestry residents at 2.2 percent, and 1.9 percent have Jamaican ancestry, while 1.4 percent of this neighborhood’s residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry, among others.

The most common language spoken in the Franklin Pike/Kirkwood Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.0 percent of households. Some people also speak Spanish at 3.2 percent.

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