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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Grand Mere median real estate price is $384,339, which is more expensive than 81.1% of the neighborhoods in Kansas and 54.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Grand Mere is currently $1,424, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 42.9% of Kansas neighborhoods.

Grand Mere is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Manhattan, Kansas.

Grand Mere real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Grand Mere neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Grand Mere has a 12.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 71.6% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (6.4%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

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 Manhattan, the Grand Mere neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

With 1.7% of employed workers living in the Grand Mere neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 95.6% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

People

If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Grand Mere neighborhood, where 35.4% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 13.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Grand Mere neighborhood has more Welsh and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 4.3% have Swedish ancestry.

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 Grand Mere neighborhood in Manhattan are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.8% 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 56.6% 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 Grand Mere neighborhood, 60.0% 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 13.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.1%), and 13.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Grand Mere neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.

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 Grand Mere neighborhood in Manhattan, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.2%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (8.6%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (4.3%), among others. In addition, 10.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Grand Mere neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (82.6%) 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 (9.4%) . 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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