Real Estate Prices and Overview
Blackwell median real estate prices are $101,017, which is less expensive than 90.9% of Idaho neighborhoods
and 75.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Blackwell are currently
$737, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 50.3% of Idaho neighborhoods.
Blackwell is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Blackwell 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 Blackwell neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.9% in
Blackwell. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 58.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Coeur d'Alene,
the Blackwell neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Blackwell neighborhood has more
Welsh and Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 1.7% have Spanish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Blackwell
In the Blackwell neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 96.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: People
An extraordinary 12.9% of the residents of the
Blackwell neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Blackwell neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (57.6%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
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 Blackwell neighborhood in Coeur d'Alene are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 91.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 58.7% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.9%
of U.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 shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Blackwell neighborhood, 42.4%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 29.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(14.1%), and 14.1% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
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 Blackwell neighborhood in Coeur d'Alene, ID, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(15.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.5%) , and residents who report English roots (11.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.5%) , along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Blackwell
neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.8% of households.
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 Blackwell neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.2% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (75.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (18.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.