Ames, IA (Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave)




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About Ames, IA (Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ames, Iowa.

Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave 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 Ames, the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

100.0% of the real estate in the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 100.0% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Furthermore, the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 100.0% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Also of note, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 100.0% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, an extraordinary 99.9% of the residents of the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 2.5% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Iowa.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 53.3% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood has more Belgian and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 0.6% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood in Ames are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood, 38.0% 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 34.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.8%), and 10.0% 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 Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood in Ames, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (37.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.6%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (5.7%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (4.3%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% of households.

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 Iowa State U / N Hyland Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (53.3%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (33.1%) and 5.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Ames 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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AMES COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ames Middle School
3915 Mortensen Road
Ames, IA, 50014
06-08
Sawyer Elementary School
4316 Ontario St
Ames, IA, 50010
KG-05
Ames High School
1921 Ames High Drive
Ames, IA, 50010
09-12
Edwards Elementary School
820 Miller Ave
Ames, IA, 50014
KG-05
Fellows Elementary School
1400 Mc Kinley
Ames, IA, 50010
KG-05
Mitchell Elementary School
3521 Jewel Dr
Ames, IA, 50010
KG-05
Northwood Pre School
3012 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA, 50010
PK-KG
Meeker Elementary School
300 20 Th Street
Ames, IA, 50010
KG-05

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