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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Helfrich / Western Terrace median real estate price is $181,432, which is more expensive than 38.2% of the neighborhoods in Indiana and 19.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Helfrich / Western Terrace is currently $1,423, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.8% of Indiana neighborhoods.

Helfrich / Western Terrace is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Evansville, Indiana.

Helfrich / Western Terrace real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Helfrich / Western Terrace neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Helfrich / Western Terrace has a 12.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Helfrich / Western Terrace neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

The Helfrich / Western Terrace neighborhood stands out within Indiana for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 9.6% of college-friendly places to live in IN.

Diversity

Did you know that the Helfrich / Western Terrace neighborhood has more Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry.

Helfrich / Western Terrace is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Helfrich / Western Terrace 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 70.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 4.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 65.1% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Helfrich / Western Terrace neighborhood, 34.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 33.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.9%), and 12.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Helfrich / Western Terrace neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households.

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 Helfrich / Western Terrace neighborhood in Evansville, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (26.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.0%), and residents who report Scottish roots (8.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.3%), 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 Helfrich / Western Terrace neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (79.6%) 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 (14.0%) . 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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