Real Estate Prices and Overview
Jackson Ave / E 27th St median real estate prices are $45,167, which is less expensive than 98.0% of Missouri neighborhoods
and 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Jackson Ave / E 27th St are currently
$894, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.9%
of the neighborhoods in Missouri.
Jackson Ave / E 27th St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Kansas City, Missouri.
Jackson Ave / E 27th St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Jackson Ave / E 27th St 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Jackson Ave / E 27th St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 33.8%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.7% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Kansas City,
the Jackson Ave / E 27th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Jackson Ave / E 27th St neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 68.4% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.9% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, the Jackson Ave / E 27th St neighborhood has one of the highest
concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.9%
of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce
more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they
become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in
this particular Kansas City neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Jackson Ave / E 27th St neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 33.8%, which is higher than 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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 Jackson Ave / E 27th St neighborhood in Kansas City are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 87.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 16.6% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.0%
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 Jackson Ave / E 27th St neighborhood, 40.9%
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
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(18.6%), and 13.5% 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 Jackson Ave / E 27th St neighborhood in Kansas City, MO, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(4.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (2.9%) .
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Jackson Ave / E 27th St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.1%).
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 Jackson Ave / E 27th St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.9% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (11.4%) 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.