A.C.T. median real estate price is $84,410, which is less expensive than 92.4% of Indiana neighborhoods and 95.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in A.C.T. is currently $1,430, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 55.9% of Indiana neighborhoods.
A.C.T. is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Evansville, Indiana.
A.C.T. 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 A.C.T. 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 9.7% in A.C.T.. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Evansville, the A.C.T. neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.0% of the adult residents in the A.C.T. neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, of note, 55.7% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.
Did you know that the A.C.T. neighborhood has more Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry.
A.C.T. is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 A.C.T. neighborhood in Evansville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 83.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 55.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.7% 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 A.C.T. neighborhood, 41.1% 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 35.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.9%), and 11.9% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the A.C.T. neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include French, Spanish and Italian.
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 A.C.T. neighborhood in Evansville, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitian (11.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.4%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (2.5%), 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 A.C.T. neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (82.8%) 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 (14.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.