Found within zip codes: 66045
Popular real estate near Lawrence, KS (U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall)
U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. Average rental prices in U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall are currently $390, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 74.0% of Kansas neighborhoods.
U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lawrence, Kansas.
U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.9% in U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.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 get around.Notable & Unique: People
If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood, where 57.2% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.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 U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood. In the U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall choose to walk to work each day (38.8%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.
Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 3.5% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 11.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 99.5%, which is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 79.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 97.2% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, the U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 84.7% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.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 U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood in Lawrence are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 92.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 43.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
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 U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood, 40.3% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 35.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.2%), and 9.7% in manufacturing and laborer 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 U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood in Lawrence, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.2%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (15.6%) , and residents who report Irish roots (7.7%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.3%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.2%), among others. In addition, 20.7% 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 U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood is English, spoken by 75.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish and Korean.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 U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (44.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (38.8%) and 10.3% 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||UNREPORTED|
|RENTAL PRICE||Low cost relative to KS, very low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Complexes/high rise apartments, some Single-family homes and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms), some Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms) and a few Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999) and some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier)|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy and Walkable|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly College students (people currently attending college) and some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 10 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Low income (among the 15% lowest income communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Sales & Service workers, some Executive, managerial & professional, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some East Asian, some Irish ancestry, some Black, some Hispanic, some Italian ancestry, some Mexican and some Arabian|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Spanish speaking and some French speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
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 (%)||69.2|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||43.3|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO KS*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|SINCE 1990||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LAST 10 YEARS||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LAST 5 YEARS||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LAST 2 YEARS||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LAST 12 MONTHS||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LATEST QUARTER||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|* 10 is highest|
U of Kansas / Wescoe Hall neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Lawrence, KS appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Lawrence 1 in 263
in Kansas 1 in 283
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Lawrence 1 in 22
in Kansas 1 in 32
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