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
$889, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.5%
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
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: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Jackson Ave / E 27th St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
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: Real Estate
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 33.8% of the residential real estate vacant, the Jackson Ave / E 27th St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
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 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.