Sullivan West median real estate price is $124,547, which is less expensive than 77.3% of Indiana neighborhoods and 88.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Sullivan West is currently $1,299, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 73.6% of Indiana neighborhoods.
Sullivan West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sullivan, Indiana.
Sullivan West real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Sullivan West neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Sullivan West has a 15.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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 Sullivan, the Sullivan West neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Sullivan West neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 61.3% 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 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
The Sullivan West neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Did you know that the Sullivan West neighborhood has more Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.
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 Sullivan West neighborhood in Sullivan are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 87.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 20.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 68.8% 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 Sullivan West neighborhood, 32.4% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 32.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.1%), and 15.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Sullivan West neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% of households. Some people also speak Polish (2.6%).
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 Sullivan West neighborhood in Sullivan, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report English roots (12.9%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (5.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.4%), 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 Sullivan West neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (75.3%) 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 (19.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.