Topeka, KS (Belmont)




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About Topeka, KS (Belmont)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Belmont median real estate price is $34,960, which is less expensive than 97.6% of Kansas neighborhoods and 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Belmont is currently $638, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 82.8% of Kansas neighborhoods.

Belmont is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Topeka, Kansas.

Belmont 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Belmont neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Belmont. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 27.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.6% 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

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.

Notable & Unique: People

The Belmont neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States. The Belmont neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (76.2%) than found in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.7% of the adult residents in the Belmont neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Belmont neighborhood has more single mother households than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Belmont neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 44.4% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 98.2% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Belmont (24.7%) than in 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Belmont neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 61.3% 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 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Belmont neighborhood in Topeka are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 76.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.9% 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 Belmont neighborhood, 44.4% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 39.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (12.3%), and 9.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Belmont neighborhood in Topeka, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (42.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (4.4%), along with some African ancestry residents (4.4%), among others. In addition, 20.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Belmont neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (30.5%).

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 Belmont neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (56.8%) 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 (24.7%) and 5.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Belmont 0.101011101001110
Topeka 0.101011101001110
Kansas 3.90
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Belmont 0.101011101001110
Topeka 0.101011101001110
Kansas 27.20
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Belmont 0.101011101001110
Topeka 0.101011101001110
Kansas 23

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to Kansas

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Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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