Morningside median real estate price is $901,827, which is more expensive than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota and 92.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Morningside is currently $1,699, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.0% of Minnesota neighborhoods.
Morningside is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Edina, Minnesota.
Morningside real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Morningside neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
In Morningside, the current vacancy rate is 1.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Morningside is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Edina, the Morningside neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Morningside neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.9% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Morningside neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.
In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 47.3% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 13.1% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
Also, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Morningside neighborhood is wealthier than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.
One way that the Morningside neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
In addition, the Morningside neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.4% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.5% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Morningside neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.4% of neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Morningside neighborhood has more Swedish and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 3.3% have Danish ancestry.
Morningside is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Morningside neighborhood in Edina are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.0% 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 65.3% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Morningside neighborhood, 68.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 19.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.2%), and 4.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Morningside neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Polish.
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 Morningside neighborhood in Edina, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.3%), and residents who report English roots (12.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (12.5%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (10.0%), among others.
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 Morningside neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (69.3%) 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 (5.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.