Topeka, KS (SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave)




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About Topeka, KS (SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave median real estate price is $50,575, which is less expensive than 93.9% of Kansas neighborhoods and 93.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave is currently $778, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 60.1% of Kansas neighborhoods.

SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Topeka, Kansas.

SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave 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 SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave 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 SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.6% 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave neighborhood has more Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 13.4% of the residents of the SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave 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, the SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave 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 87.3% 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: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave 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 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 56.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.6% 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 SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave neighborhood, 33.5% 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 26.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.3%), and 16.3% in manufacturing and laborer 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 SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave neighborhood in Topeka, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (27.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.5%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.5%), among others. In addition, 12.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 75.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (23.1%).

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 SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (72.5%) 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 (12.6%) and 8.7% 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Topeka, KS (SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave) HOMES

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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. 6 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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SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave 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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SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave 0.101011101001110
Topeka 0.101011101001110
Kansas 27.20
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SW Huntoon St / SW Washburn Ave 0.101011101001110
Topeka 0.101011101001110
Kansas 23

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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TOPEKA PUBLIC 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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