Spencer, IN (Town Center)




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About Spencer, IN (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Spencer is $111,589, which is less expensive than 54.3% of Indiana neighborhoods and 54.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Spencer Town Center is currently $717, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 72.1% of Indiana neighborhoods.

Spencer Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Spencer, Indiana.

Real estate in the Town Center of Spencer, IN 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.0% in Spencer Town Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Spencer, the Town Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.8%) living in the Spencer Town Center neighborhood.

In addition, the Spencer Town Center 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 5.4% of college-friendly places to live in IN.


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 Town Center neighborhood in Spencer are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 18.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Spencer Town Center neighborhood, 37.1% 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 23.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.9%), and 16.3% 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 Town Center neighborhood in Spencer, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report English roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.0%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Spencer Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.9% 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 Spencer Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.5%) 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 (14.7%) and 5.8% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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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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Spencer 0.101011101001110
Indiana 3.88
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Spencer 0.101011101001110
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Spencer 0.101011101001110
Indiana 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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District Quality Compared to Indiana

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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 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
Patricksburg Elementary Sch
Hwy 246
Patricksburg, IN, 47455
KG-06
Spencer Elementary School
151 Hillside Ave
Spencer, IN, 47460
PK-06
Owen Valley Middle School
626 W St Hwy 46
Spencer, IN, 47460
07-08
Mccormick's Creek Elem Sch
1601 Flatwoods Rd
Spencer, IN, 47460
KG-06
Gosport Elementary School
9 Th St
Gosport, IN, 47433
KG-06
Owen Valley Community Hs
622 W Sr 46
Spencer, IN, 47460
09-12

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