Marion, AR (L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd)




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About Marion, AR (L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd median real estate price is $141,366, which is more expensive than 73.0% of the neighborhoods in Arkansas and 35.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd is currently $1,094, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.7% of the neighborhoods in Arkansas.

L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Marion, Arkansas.

L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 L H Polk Dr / S Service 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.9% in L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd neighborhood has more Swiss and African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 4.1% have African ancestry.

L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 94.4% of commuters who live in the L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 13.6% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, the L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd neighborhood stands out within Arkansas for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 8.0% of college-friendly places to live in AR.


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 L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd neighborhood in Marion are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd neighborhood, 36.9% 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 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.8%), and 13.0% in manufacturing and laborer 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 L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd neighborhood in Marion, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (10.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (4.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.3%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (4.1%), along with some African ancestry residents (4.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.5% 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 L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (94.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd 0.101011101001110
Marion 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 5.21
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L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd 0.101011101001110
Marion 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 32.51
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L H Polk Dr / S Service Rd 0.101011101001110
Marion 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 20

Neighborhood Public School Data

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MARION SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Avondale Elementary School
1402 Crestmere
West Memphis, AR, 72301
PK-01
Marion Intermediate School
100 L H Polk Dr
Marion, AR, 72364
04-05
Marion High School
1 Patriot Dr
Marion, AR, 72364
10-12
Marion Elementary School
235 Military Rd
Marion, AR, 72364
02-03
Marion Middle School
10 Patriot Dr
Marion, AR, 72364
06-07
Marion Junior High School
801 Carter Dr
Marion, AR, 72364
08-09

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