Pleasant Valley median real estate price is $222,451, which is more expensive than 60.0% of the neighborhoods in Indiana and 31.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Pleasant Valley is currently $1,732, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.6% of the neighborhoods in Indiana.
Pleasant Valley is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Osceola, Indiana.
Pleasant Valley real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Pleasant Valley 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 Pleasant Valley, the current vacancy rate is 2.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Pleasant Valley is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Osceola, the Pleasant Valley neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Pleasant Valley neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Pleasant Valley community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, the Pleasant Valley neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.8% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Indiana. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.
The Pleasant Valley neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 100.0% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 98.5% of all neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Pleasant Valley neighborhood has more Belgian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 14.2% have Polish ancestry.
Pleasant Valley is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 13.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% 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 Pleasant Valley neighborhood in Osceola are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 78.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Pleasant Valley neighborhood, 41.5% 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 26.9% 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 8.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Pleasant Valley neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish 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 Pleasant Valley neighborhood in Osceola, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.9%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (14.2%), and residents who report English roots (11.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.8%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.1%), 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 Pleasant Valley neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (80.8%) 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 (7.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.