Leon, IA (Garden Grove / Van Wert)




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About Leon, IA (Garden Grove / Van Wert)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Garden Grove / Van Wert median real estate price is $86,181, which is less expensive than 81.1% of Iowa neighborhoods and 81.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Garden Grove / Van Wert is currently $726, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.9% of Iowa neighborhoods.

Garden Grove / Van Wert is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Leon, Iowa.

Garden Grove / Van Wert 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 Garden Grove / Van Wert 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 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Garden Grove / Van Wert. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Garden Grove / Van Wert neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

Garden Grove / Van Wert is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% 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 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 8 residents per square mile, Garden Grove / Van Wert is less crowded than 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about Garden Grove / Van Wert is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Garden Grove / Van Wert neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 97.2% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.


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 Garden Grove / Van Wert neighborhood in Leon are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 24.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.6% 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 Garden Grove / Van Wert neighborhood, 30.9% 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 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.2%), and 14.9% 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 Garden Grove / Van Wert neighborhood in Leon, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.8%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (2.3%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (2.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Garden Grove / Van Wert neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.4% 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 Garden Grove / Van Wert neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (84.9%) 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 (11.6%) . 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

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Garden Grove / Van Wert 0.101011101001110
Leon 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
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Garden Grove / Van Wert 0.101011101001110
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Garden Grove / Van Wert 0.101011101001110
Leon 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 31 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 5 districts:

CLARKE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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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
Clarke Community High School
800 N Jackson St
Osceola, IA, 50213
09-12
Clarke Middle School School
800 N Jackson St
Osceola, IA, 50213
07-08
Clarke Community Elementary School
420 E Jefferson St
Osceola, IA, 50213
PK-06

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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CENTRAL DECATUR COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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Better than of IA school districts.

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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
Central Decatur Ms/Sr High School
1201 Ne Poplar
Leon, IA, 50144
07-12
North Elementary School
1203 Ne Poplar Street
Leon, IA, 50144
03-06
South Elementary School
201 Se 6 Th St
Leon, IA, 50144
PK-02

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WAYNE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of IA school districts.

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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
Wayne Community Jr Sr High School
102 N Dekalb Street
Corydon, IA, 50060
07-12
Wayne Elementary School
607 South West Street
Corydon, IA, 50060
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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LAMONI COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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Better than of IA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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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
Lamoni Elementary School
202 N Walnut St
Lamoni, IA, 50140
PK-05
Lamoni High School
202 N Walnut St
Lamoni, IA, 50140
09-12
Lamoni Middle School
202 N Walnut St
Lamoni, IA, 50140
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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MORMON TRAIL COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

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(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
Mormon Trail Elementary School
403 S Front St
Humeston, IA, 50123
PK-06
Mormon Trail Jr Sr High School
502 E. Main St
Garden Grove, IA, 50103
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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