New Brighton South median real estate price is $365,415, which is more expensive than 67.2% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota and 57.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in New Brighton South is currently $1,780, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.5% of Minnesota neighborhoods.
New Brighton South is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New Brighton, Minnesota.
New Brighton South 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the New Brighton South neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In New Brighton South, the current vacancy rate is 2.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in New Brighton South 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 New Brighton, the New Brighton South neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the New Brighton South neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 7.1% have Swedish ancestry.
New Brighton South is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.0% 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 New Brighton South neighborhood in New Brighton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 63.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 28.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 78.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 New Brighton South neighborhood, 31.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 24.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.7%), and 19.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the New Brighton South neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.2% of households. Some people also speak African languages (6.0%).
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 New Brighton South neighborhood in New Brighton, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.4%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (19.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.7%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (8.6%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (7.1%), among others. In addition, 22.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 New Brighton South neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.2%) 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 (13.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.