Loxa median real estate price is $60,481, which is less expensive than 96.3% of Illinois neighborhoods and 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Loxa is currently $1,105, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 89.6% of Illinois neighborhoods.
Loxa is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mattoon, Illinois.
Loxa real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Loxa neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.0% in Loxa. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 55.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
Astoundingly, the Loxa neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Mattoon neighborhood.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Loxa neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Loxa neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 62.4% 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 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
Did you know that the Loxa neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 38.5% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.
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 Loxa neighborhood in Mattoon are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 44.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Loxa neighborhood, 39.4% 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 35.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.3%), and 11.9% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Loxa neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.8%).
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 Loxa neighborhood in Mattoon, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (38.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.7%), and residents who report Mexican roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.0%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.
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 Loxa neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (62.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (81.8%) 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 (13.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.