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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Old Town West median real estate price is $240,362, which is less expensive than 86.1% of Idaho neighborhoods and 69.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Old Town West is currently $1,342, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.6% of Idaho neighborhoods.

Old Town West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pocatello, Idaho.

Old Town West real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Old Town West neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.7% in Old Town West. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 20.2% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Old Town West neighborhood has more Welsh and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 9.4% have Norwegian 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 Old Town West neighborhood in Pocatello are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 70.4% of U.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 Old Town West neighborhood, 43.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 23.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.3%), and 11.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Old Town West neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.2% of households.

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 Old Town West neighborhood in Pocatello, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.6%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (9.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.9%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.9%), among others.

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 Old Town West neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (76.5%) 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 (10.0%) . 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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