Murray, KY (N 16th St / Chestnut St)




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About Murray, KY (N 16th St / Chestnut St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N 16th St / Chestnut St median real estate price is $191,628, which is more expensive than 84.4% of the neighborhoods in Kentucky and 51.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in N 16th St / Chestnut St is currently $518, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 93.4% of Kentucky neighborhoods.

N 16th St / Chestnut St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Murray, Kentucky.

N 16th St / Chestnut St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in N 16th St / Chestnut St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 28.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.2% 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: People

The N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States. In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood also stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, an extraordinary 88.6% of the residents of the N 16th St / Chestnut St 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.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.3% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Kentucky.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 65.5% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

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 N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 83.3% 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 99.7% 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 N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

95.7% of the real estate in the N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.0% of all American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, with 1.2% of employed workers living in the N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 95.5% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood has more African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.


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 N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood in Murray are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood, 44.8% 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 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.4%), and 5.5% 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 N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood in Murray, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.3%), and residents who report English roots (8.5%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (8.4%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (3.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.9% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (2.3%).

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 N 16th St / Chestnut St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (83.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (65.5%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (34.2%) . This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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N 16th St / Chestnut St 0.101011101001110
Murray 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 2.19
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Murray 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 29

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 18 Condition Alerts found.

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CALLOWAY COUNTY


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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 KY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Calloway County Day Treatment
2003 College Farm Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
07-12
Calloway County Alternative Program
2003 College Farm Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
09-12
North Calloway Elementary School
2928 Brinn Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
KG-05
Southwest Calloway Elementary School
3426 Wiswell Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
KG-05
Calloway County Preschool Center
2106 A College Farm Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
PK-PK
Calloway County Middle School
2112 College Farm Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
06-08
Calloway County High School
2108 College Farm Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
09-12
East Calloway Elementary School
1169 Pottertown Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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MURRAY INDEPENDENT


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District Quality Compared to Kentucky

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Better than of KY school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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 KY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Murray Preschool Head Start
208 South 13 Th St
Murray, KY, 42071
PK-PK
Murray Elementary School
111 Broach Ave
Murray, KY, 42071
KG-03
Murray Middle School
801 Main St
Murray, KY, 42071
04-08
Murray High School
501 Doran Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
09-12

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