Iowa City, IA (E Burlington St / S Gilbert St)




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About Iowa City, IA (E Burlington St / S Gilbert St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Burlington St / S Gilbert St median real estate price is $297,720, which is more expensive than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in Iowa and 70.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in E Burlington St / S Gilbert St is currently $1,282, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in Iowa.

E Burlington St / S Gilbert St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Iowa City, Iowa.

E Burlington St / S Gilbert St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In E Burlington St / S Gilbert St, the current vacancy rate is 4.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in E Burlington St / S Gilbert St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood. In the E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 70.9% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the E Burlington St / S Gilbert St 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 3.4% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Iowa.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in E Burlington St / S Gilbert St choose to walk to work each day (36.7%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.8% of residents in the E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 96.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (50.9%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 92.7%, which is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, the real estate in the E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 74.8% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.5% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood has more Canadian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 23.8% have Irish ancestry.

E Burlington St / S Gilbert St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood in Iowa City are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 10.5% 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 63.3% of America'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 E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood, 49.1% 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 21.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.7%), and 8.6% 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 E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood in Iowa City, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (32.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (23.8%), and residents who report English roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (8.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.1%), among others. In addition, 11.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.3% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (4.9%).

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 E Burlington St / S Gilbert St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (44.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (36.7%) and 8.2% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. 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. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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E Burlington St / S Gilbert St 0.101011101001110
Iowa City 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
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E Burlington St / S Gilbert St 0.101011101001110
Iowa City 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47
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Iowa City 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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