Kokomo, IN (W Markland Ave / S Washington St)




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About Kokomo, IN (W Markland Ave / S Washington St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Markland Ave / S Washington St median real estate price is $74,193, which is less expensive than 82.8% of Indiana neighborhoods and 82.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Markland Ave / S Washington St is currently $793, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 58.8% of Indiana neighborhoods.

W Markland Ave / S Washington St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kokomo, Indiana.

W Markland Ave / S Washington St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W Markland Ave / S Washington St 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in W Markland Ave / S Washington St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.0% 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

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: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The W Markland Ave / S Washington St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the W Markland Ave / S Washington St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 64.6% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, the W Markland Ave / S Washington St neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Kokomo neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The W Markland Ave / S Washington St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 70.1% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States.


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 W Markland Ave / S Washington St neighborhood in Kokomo are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 85.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 46.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the W Markland Ave / S Washington St neighborhood, 26.9% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (25.4%), and 21.2% 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 W Markland Ave / S Washington St neighborhood in Kokomo, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.5%), and residents who report English roots (8.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (3.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Markland Ave / S Washington St neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.9%).

Getting to Work

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 W Markland Ave / S Washington St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (64.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (89.9%) 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 (5.1%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Kokomo 0.101011101001110
Indiana 3.88
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W Markland Ave / S Washington St 0.101011101001110
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W Markland Ave / S Washington St 0.101011101001110
Kokomo 0.101011101001110
Indiana 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of IN school districts.

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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

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