Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Chisholm are $77,132, which is less expensive than 96.7% of Minnesota neighborhoods
and 87.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Chisholm City Center are currently
$608, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 83.1% of Minnesota neighborhoods.
Chisholm City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Chisholm, Minnesota.
Real estate in the City Center of Chisholm, MN is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. 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.
Chisholm City Center has a 11.9% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
62.8% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 Chisholm City Center neighborhood has more
Finnish and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 1.4% have Yugoslav ancestry.
Chisholm City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% 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 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Chisholm City Center neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 17.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 97.1% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 1.5% of employed workers living in the Chisholm
City Center neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 95.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
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 City Center neighborhood in Chisholm are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 77.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 24.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.3%
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 Chisholm City Center neighborhood, 25.2%
of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(24.9%), and 24.9% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 City Center neighborhood in Chisholm, MN, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(11.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (6.8%) , and residents who report Norwegian roots (5.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (5.5%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Chisholm City Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households. Some people also speak German (2.5%).
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 Chisholm City Center neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.9% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (69.8%) 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 (17.7%) and 9.4% 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.