Real Estate Prices and Overview
W 9th St / Iowa St median real estate prices are $168,086, which is more expensive than 81.7% of the neighborhoods
in Kansas and 52.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in W 9th St / Iowa St are currently
$817, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.6%
of the neighborhoods in Kansas.
W 9th St / Iowa St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Lawrence, Kansas.
W 9th St / Iowa St 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the W 9th St / Iowa St 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 W 9th St / Iowa St, the current vacancy rate is 2.8%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.7% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W 9th St / Iowa St
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
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 as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W 9th St / Iowa St neighborhood has more
Danish and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 0.9% have Romanian ancestry.
W 9th St / Iowa St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Navajo at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
An extraordinary 17.7% of the residents of the
W 9th St / Iowa St 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.
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 W 9th St / Iowa St neighborhood in Lawrence are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 72.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, 9.8% 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 63.0%
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 shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the W 9th St / Iowa St neighborhood, 48.4%
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 27.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(11.9%), and 11.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned 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 ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the W 9th St / Iowa St neighborhood in Lawrence, KS, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(16.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.3%) , and residents who report English roots (5.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (4.9%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 10.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 W 9th St / Iowa St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Navajo and Spanish.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in W 9th St / Iowa St neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.2% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (79.4%) 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 (12.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.