Real Estate Prices and Overview
Bismark Grove median real estate prices are $110,262, which is more expensive than 58.4% of the neighborhoods
in Kansas and 29.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Bismark Grove are currently
$825, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.1%
of the neighborhoods in Kansas.
Bismark Grove is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Lawrence, Kansas.
Bismark Grove real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Bismark Grove neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in Bismark Grove are 4.6%,
which is lower than one will find in 78.9% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Bismark Grove
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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 Lawrence,
the Bismark Grove 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 Bismark Grove neighborhood has more
Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
Bismark Grove is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% 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 95.5% 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 Bismark Grove 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 61.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 31.7% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.4%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Bismark Grove neighborhood, 31.7%
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 26.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(20.9%), and 19.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Bismark Grove neighborhood in Lawrence, KS, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(17.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (5.1%) , and residents who report Irish roots (4.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.8%) , along with some Native American ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Bismark Grove
neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.8% 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 Bismark Grove neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.2%) 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 (13.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.