St. Joseph median real estate price is $290,205, which is more expensive than 78.8% of the neighborhoods in Indiana and 45.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in St. Joseph is currently $1,891, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.5% of the neighborhoods in Indiana.
St. Joseph is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Evansville, Indiana.
St. Joseph 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 St. Joseph neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In St. Joseph, the current vacancy rate is 1.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in St. Joseph is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the St. Joseph neighborhood stands out by having 92.1% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6% of all American neighborhoods.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the St. Joseph is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 5.8% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Indiana, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Indiana. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Did you know that the St. Joseph neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 53.0% 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 St. Joseph neighborhood in Evansville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 64.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 51.4% 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 St. Joseph neighborhood, 44.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.4%), and 8.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the St. Joseph neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.0% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the St. Joseph neighborhood in Evansville, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (53.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (3.3%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (1.8%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in St. Joseph neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (92.1%) 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 (5.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.