Real Estate Prices and Overview
1st Ave S / State Ave median real estate prices are $101,190, which is less expensive than 79.5% of Montana neighborhoods
and 75.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in 1st Ave S / State Ave are currently
$645, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 58.3% of Montana neighborhoods.
1st Ave S / State Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Billings, Montana.
1st Ave S / State Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the 1st Ave S / State Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in 1st Ave S / State Ave are 5.3%,
which is lower than one will find in 74.2% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in 1st Ave S / State Ave
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
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 Billings,
the 1st Ave S / State Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 1st Ave S / State Ave neighborhood has more
Native American and Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 1.2% have Spanish ancestry.
1st Ave S / State Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Navajo at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in 1st Ave S / State Ave choose to walk to work each day
(13.4%) 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.
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 1st Ave S / State Ave neighborhood in Billings are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 90.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 40.1% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.9%
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 1st Ave S / State Ave neighborhood, 39.6%
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 31.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(17.0%), and 11.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 1st Ave S / State Ave neighborhood in Billings, MT, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(19.0%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (16.2%) , and residents who report Native American roots (13.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.5%) , along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.
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 1st Ave S / State Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Navajo.
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 1st Ave S / State Ave neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.5% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (66.7%) 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 (13.4%) and 12.6% 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.