Pittsburg, KS (Kniveton / Pittsburg State U)




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About Pittsburg, KS (Kniveton / Pittsburg State U)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Kniveton / Pittsburg State U median real estate price is $143,644, which is more expensive than 62.8% of the neighborhoods in Kansas and 36.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Kniveton / Pittsburg State U is currently $1,041, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.9% of the neighborhoods in Kansas.

Kniveton / Pittsburg State U is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pittsburg, Kansas.

Kniveton / Pittsburg State U 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Kniveton / Pittsburg State U has a 13.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.8% 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.

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 Pittsburg, the Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 37.6% of the residents of the Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 87.4% of the neighborhoods in KS. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: 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 Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 67.2% 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 97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood has more Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry.

Kniveton / Pittsburg State U is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood in Pittsburg are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 76.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 24.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood, 39.0% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 32.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.8%), and 12.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood in Pittsburg, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report English roots (9.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.3%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.5% of households.

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 Kniveton / Pittsburg State U neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (67.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.9%) 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 (9.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Kniveton / Pittsburg State U 0.101011101001110
Pittsburg 0.101011101001110
Kansas 3.90
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Kansas 23

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Geo E Nettels Elem
2012 South Homer
Pittsburg, KS, 66762
KG-05
Pittsburg High
1978 East 4 Th
Pittsburg, KS, 66762
09-12
Pittsburg Middle School
1310 N. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS, 66762
06-08
Meadowlark Elementary
1602 East 20 Th
Pittsburg, KS, 66762
KG-05
Lakeside Elem
709 South College
Pittsburg, KS, 66762
KG-05
Westside Elem
430 West 5 Th
Pittsburg, KS, 66762
PK-05

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