Leesburg, IN (Barbee / Highbanks)




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About Leesburg, IN (Barbee / Highbanks)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Barbee / Highbanks median real estate price is $184,464, which is more expensive than 77.2% of the neighborhoods in Indiana and 47.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Barbee / Highbanks is currently $904, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 60.0% of the neighborhoods in Indiana.

Barbee / Highbanks is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Leesburg, Indiana.

Barbee / Highbanks real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Barbee / Highbanks neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Barbee / Highbanks. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 47.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (38.7%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Barbee / Highbanks neighborhood has more Greek and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 44.6% have German ancestry.

Barbee / Highbanks is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 47.3% of the residential real estate vacant, the Barbee / Highbanks neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Barbee / Highbanks neighborhood than in 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Barbee / Highbanks neighborhood in Leesburg are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 15.4% 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 52.4% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Barbee / Highbanks neighborhood, 39.3% 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 26.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.5%), and 9.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Barbee / Highbanks neighborhood in Leesburg, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (44.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.6%), and residents who report Polish roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.1%), along with some Greek ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Barbee / Highbanks neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.3% of households.

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 Barbee / Highbanks neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.6%) 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 (11.4%) . 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.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Barbee / Highbanks 0.101011101001110
Leesburg 0.101011101001110
Indiana 3.88

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Barbee / Highbanks 0.101011101001110
Leesburg 0.101011101001110
Indiana 25.96

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Barbee / Highbanks 0.101011101001110
Leesburg 0.101011101001110
Indiana 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Wawasee Middle School
9850 N Sr 13
Syracuse, IN, 46567
06-08
North Webster Elementary Sch
5745 N 750 E
North Webster, IN, 46555
KG-05
Syracuse Elementary School
502 W Brooklyn St
Syracuse, IN, 46567
KG-05
Wawasee High School
1 Warrior Path Bldg 1
Syracuse, IN, 46567
09-12
Milford School
611 W Emeline St
Milford, IN, 46542
KG-08

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