Independence, IA (Rowley / Brandon)




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About Independence, IA (Rowley / Brandon)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Rowley / Brandon median real estate price is $169,035, which is more expensive than 73.8% of the neighborhoods in Iowa and 44.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Rowley / Brandon is currently $796, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.3% of Iowa neighborhoods.

Rowley / Brandon is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Independence, Iowa.

Rowley / Brandon 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 Rowley / Brandon neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Rowley / Brandon are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 74.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Rowley / Brandon 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

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 Independence, the Rowley / Brandon neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Rowley / Brandon neighborhood has more German and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 42.0% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 2.3% have Danish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Rowley / Brandon neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 28.0% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 16 residents per square mile, Rowley / Brandon is less crowded than 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The Rowley / Brandon neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 8.4% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Iowa. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.


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 Rowley / Brandon neighborhood in Independence are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.3% 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 79.6% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Rowley / Brandon neighborhood, 34.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 32.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.3%), and 15.5% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Rowley / Brandon neighborhood in Independence, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (42.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (6.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.7%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Rowley / Brandon neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% 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 Rowley / Brandon neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (88.2%) 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 (9.3%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rowley / Brandon 0.101011101001110
Independence 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Rowley / Brandon 0.101011101001110
Independence 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Rowley / Brandon 0.101011101001110
Independence 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 18 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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

This neighborhood is served by 5 districts:

INDEPENDENCE 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
Early Childhood Center School
1011 1st St W
Independence, IA, 50644
PK-KG
West Elementary School
1301 1st St W
Independence, IA, 50644
03-06
Independence Junior Senior High School
700 20th Ave Sw
Independence, IA, 50644
07-12
East Elementary School
1103 First Street West
Independence, IA, 50644
KG-02

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

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UNION COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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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
Union Middle School
505 West
Dysart, IA, 52224
06-08
Union High School
200 Adams St
La Porte City, IA, 50651
09-12
La Porte City Elementary School
515 Fillmore
La Porte City, IA, 50651
PK-05
Dysart-Geneseo Elementary School
411 Lincoln
Dysart, IA, 52224
PK-05

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
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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JESUP COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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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
Perry #1 Elementary School
1726 Fairbank Amish Blvd
Independence, IA, 50644
KG-08
Jesup Middle School
531 Prospect
Jesup, IA, 50648
05-08
Triumph Elementary School
1348 145th St
Fairbank, IA, 50641
KG-08
Prairie Grove Elementary School
1501 150th St
Hazelton, IA, 50641
KG-08
Jesup High School
531 Prospect
Jesup, IA, 50648
09-12
Jesup Elementary School
531 Prospect
Jesup, IA, 50648
PK-04

School District Enrollment By Group

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


Students Enrolled in This District


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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
North Linn Elementary School
3033 Lynx Drive
Troy Mills, IA, 52344
PK-05
North-Linn Senior High School
3033 Lynx Drive
Troy Mills, IA, 52344
09-12
North-Linn Middle School
3033 Lynx Drive
Troy Mills, IA, 52344
06-08

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
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EAST BUCHANAN COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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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
East Buchanan Middle School
414 5th St North
Winthrop, IA, 50682
06-08
East Buchanan High School
414 5th St North
Winthrop, IA, 50682
09-12
East Buchanan Elementary School
414 5th St North
Winthrop, IA, 50682
PK-05

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
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