Mason City, IA (Emery / Central Heights)




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About Mason City, IA (Emery / Central Heights)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Emery / Central Heights median real estate price is $113,917, which is less expensive than 58.3% of Iowa neighborhoods and 58.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Emery / Central Heights is currently $914, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.6% of the neighborhoods in Iowa.

Emery / Central Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mason City, Iowa.

Emery / Central Heights 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 Emery / Central Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Emery / Central Heights, the current vacancy rate is 0.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Emery / Central Heights 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Emery / Central Heights neighborhood has more Norwegian and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 3.0% have Danish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Emery / Central Heights neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Emery / Central Heights neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 65.1% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.8%, the Emery / Central Heights neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.


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 Emery / Central Heights neighborhood in Mason City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 67.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 29.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 71.2% of U.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 Emery / Central Heights neighborhood, 30.2% 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 28.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (25.8%), and 15.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Emery / Central Heights neighborhood in Mason City, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (36.4%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (16.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.2%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Emery / Central Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.9%).

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 Emery / Central Heights neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (65.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (88.0%) 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 (6.9%) . 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.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Emery / Central Heights 0.101011101001110
Mason City 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
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Emery / Central Heights 0.101011101001110
Mason City 0.101011101001110
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Mason City 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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MASON CITY 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
Alternative School
19 N. Illinois Ave.
Mason City, IA, 50401
09-12
Harding Elementary School
1239 N Rhode Island Ave
Mason City, IA, 50401
PK-04
Hoover Elementary School
1123 8 Th St. Nw
Mason City, IA, 50401
PK-04
Jefferson Elementary School
1421 4 Th St. Se
Mason City, IA, 50401
PK-04
John Adams Middle School
29 S Illinois Ave
Mason City, IA, 50401
07-08
Mason City High School
1700 4 Th St. Se
Mason City, IA, 50401
09-12
Roosevelt Elementary School
313 15 Th St. Se
Mason City, IA, 50401
PK-04
Lincoln Intermediate
1625 S. Pennsylvania Ave
Mason City, IA, 50401
05-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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CLEAR LAKE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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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
Clear Creek Elementary School
901 S 14 Th St
Clear Lake, IA, 50428
PK-05
Clear Lake High School
125 N 20 Th St
Clear Lake, IA, 50428
09-12
Clear Lake Middle School School
1601 3 Rd Ave North
Clear Lake, IA, 50428
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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