Real Estate Prices and Overview
Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd median real estate prices are $206,617, which is more expensive than 36.6% of the neighborhoods
in Oregon and 62.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd are currently
$935, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 54.0% of Oregon neighborhoods.
Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Springfield, Oregon.
Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
In Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.3% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd neighborhood has more
English and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 2.7% have Danish ancestry.
Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% 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 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
23.3% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no
further than the Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools,
above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in
predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood
among the top 15.0% of family-friendly neighborhoods
across the state of Oregon. In addition, there are a high proportion
of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy
for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community
support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected
by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational
attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
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 Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd neighborhood in Springfield are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 65.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 9.8% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 63.0%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd neighborhood, 35.7%
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 27.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(18.6%), and 17.6% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd neighborhood in Springfield, OR, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(22.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.2%) , and residents who report Norwegian roots (5.3%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.1%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.8%).
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 Mckenzie Hwy / Thurston Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (59.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (71.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (23.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.