Burlington, IA (Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd)




THIS IS A LIMITED PREVIEW OF THE

Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd

NEIGHBORHOOD REPORT
b

Have an Account? Log In

Need More? See Subscription plans


640 Vital Statistics. 27 Condition Alerts found.

Real Estate alerts

Real Estate


44

Statistics

alerts 4 Alerts

Found
Demographics alerts

Demographics


136

Statistics

alerts 0 Alerts

Found
Crimes alerts

Crimes


67

Statistics

alerts 0 Alerts

Found
Schools alerts

Schools


65

Statistics

alerts 7 Alerts

Found

328

Statistics

alerts 16 Alerts

Found


About Burlington, IA (Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd median real estate price is $135,776, which is more expensive than 54.5% of the neighborhoods in Iowa and 33.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd is currently $571, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 95.4% of Iowa neighborhoods.

Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Burlington, Iowa.

Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd are 6.5%, which is lower than one will find in 65.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Route 61 / Memorial Park 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

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 61.9% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 40.0% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.

Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd neighborhood in Burlington are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 63.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 24.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.7% 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 Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd neighborhood, 37.2% 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 29.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.6%), and 14.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd neighborhood in Burlington, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (40.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (4.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.2% 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 Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (81.7%) 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 (12.3%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
Locked

Median Real Estate Taxes:
Locked ( effective rate)

Neighborhood Home Prices

Nhoodhomepriceslocked
Nhoodhomepricesplot

years of average rent needed to buy average home in this neighborhood
years and months

Average Market Rent

 

Average Market Rent:
/ per month

MEDIAN MONTHLY RENT BY NUMBER OF BEDROOMS

Nhoodmonthlyrentlocked
Nhoodhomepricesplot

Setting

 
Nhoodsettinglocked

Neighborhood Look and Feel

Nhooddensitylocked

Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Burlington, IA (Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd) HOMES

Nhoodageofhomeslocked

TYPE OF Burlington, IA (Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd) HOMES

Nhoodtypeofhomeslocked

SIZE OF Burlington, IA (Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd) HOMES

Nhoodhomesizelocked

SIZE OF Burlington, IA (Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd) HOMES

Nhoodspecialhomeslocked

homeownership

 
Nhoodonwershiplocked

Neighborhood Demographics Data

136 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

Lifestyle

 
Nhoodlifestylelocked

Special character

 
Nhoodspecialcharacterlocked

Age / Marital Status

 

Age

Nhoodagelocked

Marital Status

Nhoodmaritallocked

Gender Ratio

Nhoodgenderlocked

Military & College Status

 
Nhoodcollegelocked

Household Types

 

One person households

Nhoodhouseholdtypes2

Same Sex Partners

Nhoodhouseholdtypes1

Married Couple with Child

Nhoodhouseholdtypes1

Single Parent with Child

Nhoodhouseholdtypes2

Employment Industries in Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd

 
Nhoodindustrieslocked

Commute to work

 

Average One-way Commute Time

Nhoodcommutedlocked

Means Of Transport

Nhoodtransportlocked

Vehicles Per Household

Nhoodvehicleslocked

Migration & Mobility

 
Nhoodmigrationlocked

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

(100 is the most diverse)


More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Nhoodracelocked

Occupations

 
Nhoodoccupationlocked

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

Nhoodancestrylocked

Languages Spoken (top 20)

Nhoodlanguageslocked

Unemployment Rate

 
Nhoodunemploymentlocked

Average Income

 

Per Capita Income

Nhoodcapitaincomelocked

Median Household Income

Nhoodhouseholdincomelocked

Education

 

Percent with College Degree

Nhoodcollegedegreelocked

Percent with Advanced Degree

Nhoodadvanceddegreelocked

income & education

 
Nhooddemoplotlocked

Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total
Number of Crimes
Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

Murder
Index
Rape
Index
Robbery
Index
Assault
Index

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd 0.101011101001110
Burlington 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in

in Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd

1 in

in Burlington

1 in 350

in Iowa

Burlington VIOLENT CRIMES

Population:
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population:
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
Burglary
Index
Theft
Index
Motor Vehicle
Theft

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd 0.101011101001110
Burlington 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in

in Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd

1 in

in Burlington

1 in 49

in Iowa

Burlington Property CRIMES

Population:
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

United States Property CRIMES

Population:
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Route 61 / Memorial Park Rd 0.101011101001110
Burlington 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that your children would be exposed to if you lived in this neighborhood. Info

Schools In This Neighborhood *

Locked

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

BURLINGTON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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 IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Corse Elementary School
700 South Starr St.
Burlington, IA, 52601
PK-05
Black Hawk Elementary School
2804 S 14 Th St
Burlington, IA, 52601
PK-05
Burlington Community High School
421 Terrace Dr
Burlington, IA, 52601
09-12
Edward Stone Middle School
3000 Mason Rd.
Burlington, IA, 52601
06-08
James Wilson Grimes School
800 South St.
Burlington, IA, 52601
PK-05
North Hill Elementary School
825 N. 9 Th St.
Burlington, IA, 52601
PK-05
Aldo Leopold Middle School
3075 Sunnyside
Burlington, IA, 52601
06-08
Sunnyside Elementary School
2040 Sunnyside Ave.
Burlington, IA, 52601
PK-05
Burlington Alternative School
2132 Madison Ave.
Burlington, IA, 52601
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures
Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
Total Support
Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

comparable neighborhoods nearby Icon info alt