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Real Estate Prices & Overview

W Chestnut St / W Spruce St median real estate price is $183,699, which is more expensive than 46.9% of the neighborhoods in Kansas and 22.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Chestnut St / W Spruce St is currently $1,288, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.5% of Kansas neighborhoods.

W Chestnut St / W Spruce St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Junction City, Kansas.

W Chestnut St / W Spruce St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 W Chestnut St / W Spruce St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In W Chestnut St / W Spruce St, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W Chestnut St / W Spruce St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Junction City, the W Chestnut St / W Spruce St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the W Chestnut St / W Spruce St neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the W Chestnut St / W Spruce St neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 13.9% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the W Chestnut St / W Spruce St neighborhood has more Scottish and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 4.7% have Swedish ancestry.

W Chestnut St / W Spruce St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 W Chestnut St / W Spruce St neighborhood in Junction City are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 72.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 40.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 89.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Chestnut St / W Spruce St neighborhood, 29.0% 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 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (25.1%), and 19.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

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 W Chestnut St / W Spruce St neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the W Chestnut St / W Spruce St neighborhood in Junction City, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.2%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report Scottish roots (6.5%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (4.7%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.8%), among others. In addition, 12.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 W Chestnut St / W Spruce St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (83.5%) 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 (11.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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