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Mankato - Jewell, KS

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Overview


Mankato - Jewell is a very small town located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 2,898 people and just one neighborhood, Mankato - Jewell is the 119th largest community in Kansas. Mankato - Jewell has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Mankato - Jewell isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mankato - Jewell are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mankato - Jewell is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mankato - Jewell who work in management occupations (15.28%), office and administrative support (10.39%), and teaching (10.31%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Demographics

In terms of college education, Mankato - Jewell is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.47% of adults 25 and older in Mankato - Jewell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mankato - Jewell in 2018 was $32,759, which is middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,036 for a family of four. However, Mankato - Jewell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Mankato - Jewell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mankato - Jewell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mankato - Jewell include German, English, Irish, French, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Mankato - Jewell is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 95.8% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.5% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Kansas, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Kansas.

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 neighborhood in Mankato - Jewell are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 83.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 31.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.4% 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 neighborhood, 39.6% 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 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.7%), and 13.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.9% of households.

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 neighborhood in Mankato - Jewell, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (4.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.8%), 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 neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (76.0%) 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 (12.0%) . 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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