Popular real estate near Lawrence, KS (City Center)
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Lawrence are $116,574, which is more expensive than 60.9% of the neighborhoods in Kansas and 32.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Lawrence City Center are currently $609, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.9% of the neighborhoods in Kansas.
Lawrence City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lawrence, Kansas.
Real estate in the City Center of Lawrence, KS 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Lawrence City Center are 6.2%, which is lower than one will find in 68.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lawrence City Center 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
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 8.2% of residents in the Lawrence City Center neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lawrence City Center neighborhood has more Native American and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 3.5% have Swedish ancestry.
Lawrence City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.The Neighbors 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 City Center 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 76.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 22.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.5% 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 Lawrence City Center neighborhood, 34.3% 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 34.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.8%), and 12.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today. In the City Center neighborhood in Lawrence, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.1%) , and residents who report Mexican roots (5.7%) , and some of the residents are also of Native American ancestry (4.5%) , along with some English ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Lawrence City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.0%).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 Lawrence City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (73.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (8.2%) and 7.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$116,574|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||High cost relative to KS, low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Mobile homes, some Small apartment buildings, some Complexes/high rise apartments and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy and Walkable|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Mixed ages, some Families with children (family households with school-aged children), some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some College students (people currently attending college)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 9 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Lower middle income (somewhat below average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic, some Black, some Mexican, some Italian ancestry and some East Asian|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
NEW YORK ELEM
936 NEW YORK ST, LAWRENCE, KS 66044
LAWRENCE CENTRAL JR HI
1400 MASSACHUSETTS ST, LAWRENCE, KS 66044
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
11,143 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||71.7||68.0|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||3.9||2.5|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||4.4||1.3|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||33.7||47.3|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||43.1|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||22.7|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO KS*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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National Median 3.9
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in Lawrence 1 in 263
in Kansas 1 in 283
National Median 29.1
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in Lawrence 1 in 22
in Kansas 1 in 32
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