Bluffton, IN (Poneto / Vera Cruz)




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About Bluffton, IN (Poneto / Vera Cruz)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Poneto / Vera Cruz median real estate price is $171,234, which is more expensive than 74.5% of the neighborhoods in Indiana and 43.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Poneto / Vera Cruz is currently $775, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.8% of Indiana neighborhoods.

Poneto / Vera Cruz is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bluffton, Indiana.

Poneto / Vera Cruz 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 Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Poneto / Vera Cruz, the current vacancy rate is 2.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Poneto / Vera Cruz 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 Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood has more Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry.

Poneto / Vera Cruz is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% 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 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.8% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 98.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, this neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 43 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 90.6% of America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood stands out by having 95.0% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.9% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood. More residents of the Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 22.2% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation.


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 Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood in Bluffton are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood, 29.8% 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 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.6%), and 18.3% 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 Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood in Bluffton, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (34.6%). There are also a number of people of Swiss ancestry (11.3%), and residents who report English roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.6%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.5% 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 Poneto / Vera Cruz neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (95.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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

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Poneto / Vera Cruz 0.101011101001110
Bluffton 0.101011101001110
Indiana 3.88
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Bluffton 0.101011101001110
Indiana 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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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 IN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ossian Elementary
213 S Jefferson
Ossian, IN, 46777
KG-05
Lancaster Central School
3240 E 300 N
Bluffton, IN, 46714
PK-05
Norwell High School
1100 E Us 224
Ossian, IN, 46777
09-12
Norwell Middle School
1100 E Us 224
Ossian, IN, 46777
06-08

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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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 IN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Bluffton High School
1 Tiger Trl
Bluffton, IN, 46714
09-12
Bluffton Harrison Middle Sch
1500 Stogdill Rd
Bluffton, IN, 46714
05-08
Bluffton Harrison Elem Sch
1100 E Spring St
Bluffton, IN, 46714
KG-04

School District Enrollment By Group

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District Quality Compared to Indiana

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Better than of IN 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 IN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Southern Wells Elem Sch
9120 S 300 W
Poneto, IN, 46781
KG-06
Southern Wells Jr Sr High Sch
9120 S 300 W
Poneto, IN, 46781
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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