Real Estate Prices and Overview
W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd median real estate prices are $127,582, which is more expensive than 37.0% of the neighborhoods
in Wisconsin and 36.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd are currently
$771, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 42.1% of Wisconsin neighborhoods.
W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd are 6.9%,
which is lower than one will find in 64.3% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd
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 Milwaukee,
the W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd 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 W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd neighborhood has more
Finnish and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 1.4% have Swiss ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 42.9% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 96.9% of America's neighborhoods.
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 W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd neighborhood in Milwaukee are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 41.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 20.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.2%
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 W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd neighborhood, 35.2%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 30.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(19.5%), and 15.2% 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 W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd neighborhood in Milwaukee, WI, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(34.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.7%) , and residents who report Polish roots (8.5%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.6%) , along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (4.2%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.5% of households.
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 W Bluemound Rd / N Hawley Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.8% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (85.4%) 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 (10.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.