Bunker Hill, IN (Postal Way / Lancer St)




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About Bunker Hill, IN (Postal Way / Lancer St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Postal Way / Lancer St median real estate price is $56,040, which is less expensive than 93.9% of Indiana neighborhoods and 93.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Postal Way / Lancer St is currently $980, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.6% of the neighborhoods in Indiana.

Postal Way / Lancer St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bunker Hill, Indiana.

Postal Way / Lancer St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Postal Way / Lancer St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Postal Way / Lancer St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 30.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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.

Notable & Unique: People

An interesting characteristic about the Postal Way / Lancer St neighborhood is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Postal Way / Lancer St neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.0% of the neighborhoods in IN. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Postal Way / Lancer St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 55.2% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 1.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Postal Way / Lancer St neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 44.5% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 98.2% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, with 2.5% of employed workers living in the Postal Way / Lancer St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 97.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 1.6% 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 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Postal Way / Lancer St neighborhood in Bunker Hill are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 70.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 40.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.0% 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 Postal Way / Lancer St neighborhood, 44.5% 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 21.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.8%), and 12.5% 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 Postal Way / Lancer St neighborhood in Bunker Hill, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report English roots (4.0%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (3.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Postal Way / Lancer St neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.5%).

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 Postal Way / Lancer St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.9%) 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 (9.7%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Postal Way / Lancer St 0.101011101001110
Bunker Hill 0.101011101001110
Indiana 3.88
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Postal Way / Lancer St 0.101011101001110
Bunker Hill 0.101011101001110
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Postal Way / Lancer St 0.101011101001110
Bunker Hill 0.101011101001110
Indiana 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of IN school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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
Maconaquah Elementary School
7784 S Strawtown Pike
Bunker Hill, IN, 46914
02-05
Maconaquah High School
256 E 800 S
Bunker Hill, IN, 46914
09-12
Maconaquah Middle School
594 E 800 S
Bunker Hill, IN, 46914
06-08
Pipe Creek Elementary School
3036 W 400 S
Peru, IN, 46970
PK-01

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