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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Riverside / Rockford median real estate price is $356,221, which is less expensive than 65.8% of Idaho neighborhoods and 52.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Riverside / Rockford is currently $1,149, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 87.3% of Idaho neighborhoods.

Riverside / Rockford is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Blackfoot, Idaho.

Riverside / Rockford real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Riverside / Rockford neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.5% in Riverside / Rockford. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Blackfoot, the Riverside / Rockford neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Riverside / Rockford neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 13.4% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Idaho. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the Riverside / Rockford neighborhood has more Danish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 22.1% have English ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Riverside / Rockford neighborhood in Blackfoot are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.4% 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 52.2% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Riverside / Rockford neighborhood, 30.2% 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 29.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (27.2%), and 10.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Riverside / Rockford neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.4%).

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 Riverside / Rockford neighborhood in Blackfoot, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (22.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.4%), and residents who report Mexican roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Danish ancestry (4.9%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.

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 Riverside / Rockford neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (79.1%) 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 (11.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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