Iowa City, IA (Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave)




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About Iowa City, IA (Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave median real estate price is $233,594, which is more expensive than 92.6% of the neighborhoods in Iowa and 61.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave is currently $1,048, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.3% of the neighborhoods in Iowa.

Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Iowa City, Iowa.

Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave 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 Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave, the current vacancy rate is 1.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 45.3% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Also, with more than 2.4% of residents living with a same sex partner, Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Finally, the Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 93.9% of Iowa neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and college students.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave neighborhood has more Swiss and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 5.8% have Dutch ancestry.

Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 8.9% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.2% 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 Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave neighborhood in Iowa City are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.9% of the neighborhoods in America. 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

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 Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave neighborhood, 58.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 18.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.6%), and 8.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave neighborhood in Iowa City, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (42.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.3%), and residents who report English roots (15.6%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (5.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.9%).

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 Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (60.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (13.5%) and 9.4% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Rochester Ave / N 7th Ave 0.101011101001110
Iowa City 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
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Iowa City 0.101011101001110
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Iowa City 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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