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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Duncan median real estate price is $209,866, which is more expensive than 63.1% of the neighborhoods in Arkansas and 27.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Duncan is currently $1,180, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 72.3% of Arkansas neighborhoods.

Duncan is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Duncan real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Duncan 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 Duncan, the current vacancy rate is 1.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Duncan is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Jonesboro, the Duncan neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

Of particular note, 5.4% of the people in the Duncan neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

The Neighbors

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 Duncan neighborhood in Jonesboro are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 50.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.7% 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 50.0% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Duncan neighborhood, 34.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.5%), and 17.4% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Duncan neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.7% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Duncan neighborhood in Jonesboro, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report German roots (7.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (1.2%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (1.1%), among others.

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 Duncan neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.5%) 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 (11.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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