Hot Springs, AR (Park Ave / Bower St)




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About Hot Springs, AR (Park Ave / Bower St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Park Ave / Bower St median real estate price is $75,122, which is less expensive than 69.8% of Arkansas neighborhoods and 69.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Park Ave / Bower St is currently $586, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 80.2% of Arkansas neighborhoods.

Park Ave / Bower St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Park Ave / Bower St 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 Park Ave / Bower St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Park Ave / Bower St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. 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 get around.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Park Ave / Bower St neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 7.3% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Park Ave / Bower St (25.1%) than in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Finally, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Park Ave / Bower St neighborhood, analysis shows that 12.0% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Park Ave / Bower St neighborhood has more Armenian and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 18.2% have English ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Park Ave / Bower St neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 98.4% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The Park Ave / Bower St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 71.4% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

In addition, park Ave / Bower St has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 97.6% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.


The Neighbors

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 Park Ave / Bower St neighborhood in Hot Springs are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 71.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.2% 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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Park Ave / Bower St neighborhood, 48.3% 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 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.1%), and 12.9% 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 Park Ave / Bower St neighborhood in Hot Springs, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (18.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.5%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.2%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Park Ave / Bower St neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.0%).

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 Park Ave / Bower St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (64.6%) 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 (25.1%) and 7.3% of residents also bicycle 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Park Ave / Bower St 0.101011101001110
Hot Springs 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 5.21
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Park Ave / Bower St 0.101011101001110
Hot Springs 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 32.51
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Hot Springs 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 20

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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HOT SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AR Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Hot Springs Intermediate School
617 Main St
Hot Springs, AR, 71913
05-06
Park Magnet School
617 Main St
Hot Springs, AR, 71901
KG-04
Gardner Magnet School
525 Hammond Dr
Hot Springs, AR, 71913
PK-04
Hot Springs Middle School
701 Main St
Hot Springs, AR, 71913
06-08
Summit School
220 Tom Ellsworth Dr
Hot Springs, AR, 71913
KG-12
Langston Magnet School
120 Chestnut St
Hot Springs, AR, 71901
PK-04
Hot Springs High School
701 Emory St
Hot Springs, AR, 71913
09-12
Oaklawn Magnet School
301 Oaklawn Blvd
Hot Springs, AR, 71913
PK-04

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