Alexandria, MN (Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE)




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About Alexandria, MN (Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE median real estate price is $171,662, which is less expensive than 64.0% of Minnesota neighborhoods and 64.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE is currently $944, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.6% of Minnesota neighborhoods.

Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Alexandria, Minnesota.

Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE 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.

Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE has a 13.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 68.7% 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 Alexandria, the Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE neighborhood has more Swedish and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 24.6% have Norwegian ancestry.

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 Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 67.8% 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 97.9% 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 Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE neighborhood in Alexandria are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 67.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 13.2% 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 56.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE neighborhood, 33.9% 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 27.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (27.3%), and 11.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE neighborhood in Alexandria, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (45.3%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (24.6%), and residents who report Swedish roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households.

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 Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (67.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (88.5%) 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 (8.4%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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AGE OF Alexandria, MN (Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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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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Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE 0.101011101001110
Alexandria 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE 0.101011101001110
Alexandria 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 22.22

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Route 29 / County Rd 73 NE 0.101011101001110
Alexandria 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

ALEXANDRIA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Minnesota

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Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Early Education Center School
1410 Mckay Ave S Ste #102
Alexandria, MN, 56308
PK-PK
Voyager Elementary School
203 County Rd 44
Alexandria, MN, 56308
KG-05
Woodland Elementary School
1410 Mckay Ave S Ste #101
Alexandria, MN, 56308
KG-05
Miltona Elementary School
271 Dale St
Miltona, MN, 56354
KG-05
Lincoln Elementary School
1120 Lark St
Alexandria, MN, 56308
KG-05
Alexandria Area High School
4300 Pioneer Road Se
Alexandria, MN, 56308
09-12
Garfield Elementary School
303 Sanstead St E
Garfield, MN, 56332
KG-05
Discovery Middle School
510 N Mckay Ave
Alexandria, MN, 56308
06-08
Carlos Elementary School
20 N Douglas Ave
Carlos, MN, 56319
PK-05

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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