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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Junction City Northeast median real estate price is $162,100, which is more expensive than 33.8% of the neighborhoods in Kansas and 15.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Junction City Northeast is currently $1,309, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.8% of Kansas neighborhoods.

Junction City Northeast is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Junction City, Kansas.

Junction City Northeast real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Junction City Northeast neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Junction City Northeast. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Junction City Northeast neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

With 4.5% of employed workers living in the Junction City Northeast neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.5% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Furthermore, from major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Junction City Northeast neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 95.4% of all American neighborhoods.

People

Of particular note, 4.6% of the people in the Junction City Northeast neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Junction City Northeast neighborhood could be your paradise. With 23.5% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 5.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Junction City Northeast neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Junction City Northeast neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 57.4% 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 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Junction City Northeast neighborhood. In the Junction City Northeast neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.8% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Diversity

Did you know that the Junction City Northeast neighborhood has more Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Junction City Northeast is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% 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 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Junction City Northeast neighborhood in Junction City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 81.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 48.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.5% 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 Junction City Northeast neighborhood, 38.3% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 36.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (13.2%), and 11.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Junction City Northeast neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.7%).

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 Junction City Northeast neighborhood in Junction City, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.2%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (12.1%), and residents who report German roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.7%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Junction City Northeast neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (73.6%) 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 (20.0%) . 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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