Fort Madison, IA (Bluff Rd / 48th St)




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About Fort Madison, IA (Bluff Rd / 48th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Bluff Rd / 48th St median real estate price is $96,715, which is less expensive than 72.9% of Iowa neighborhoods and 72.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Bluff Rd / 48th St is currently $801, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 72.8% of Iowa neighborhoods.

Bluff Rd / 48th St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fort Madison, Iowa.

Bluff Rd / 48th St 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Bluff Rd / 48th St 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 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.2% in Bluff Rd / 48th St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 44.7% 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 Bluff Rd / 48th St neighborhood has more Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry.

Bluff Rd / 48th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Bluff Rd / 48th St neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 39.4% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 95.3% of American neighborhoods.


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 Bluff Rd / 48th St neighborhood in Fort Madison are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 62.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 33.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Bluff Rd / 48th St neighborhood, 39.4% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 24.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.5%), and 15.6% 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 Bluff Rd / 48th St neighborhood in Fort Madison, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (30.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.5%), and residents who report English roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (2.6%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Bluff Rd / 48th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.7% 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 Bluff Rd / 48th St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (92.6%) 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 (6.3%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Bluff Rd / 48th St 0.101011101001110
Fort Madison 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
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Bluff Rd / 48th St 0.101011101001110
Fort Madison 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47
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Bluff Rd / 48th St 0.101011101001110
Fort Madison 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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FORT MADISON COMM 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 IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Lincoln Elementary School
1326 Ave E
Fort Madison, IA, 52627
KG-03
Fort Madison High School
2001 Ave B
Fort Madison, IA, 52627
09-12
Fort Madison Middle School
502 48 Th Street
Fort Madison, IA, 52627
04-08
Richardson Elementary School
3301 Avenue L
Fort Madison, IA, 52627
PK-03
Fort Madison Alternative School
1602 Avenue F, Ste. 1
Fort Madison, IA, 52627
M-M

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