Real Estate Prices and Overview
North Springfield median real estate prices are $214,629, which is more expensive than 40.2% of the neighborhoods
in Oregon and 64.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in North Springfield are currently
$768, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 59.8% of Oregon neighborhoods.
North Springfield is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Springfield, Oregon.
North Springfield real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the North Springfield neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in North Springfield are 4.8%,
which is lower than one will find in 77.5% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in North Springfield
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
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the North Springfield neighborhood has more
Finnish and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 2.7% have French Canadian ancestry.
North Springfield is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% 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 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 North Springfield neighborhood in Springfield are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 59.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 16.3% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 51.4%
of U.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 North Springfield neighborhood, 34.9%
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
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.5% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(20.2%), and 15.9% 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 North Springfield neighborhood in Springfield, OR, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(17.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.4%) , and residents who report Irish roots (7.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.4%) , along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.0%), 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 North Springfield
neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.
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 North Springfield neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.7% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (78.6%) 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 (9.0%) and 7.3% of residents also ride the bus 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.