Northfield, MN (Carleton College / 5th St E)




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About Northfield, MN (Carleton College / 5th St E)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Carleton College / 5th St E median real estate price is $225,120, which is more expensive than 58.6% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota and 58.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Carleton College / 5th St E is currently $976, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 55.2% of Minnesota neighborhoods.

Carleton College / 5th St E is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Northfield, Minnesota.

Carleton College / 5th St E 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 Carleton College / 5th St E neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Carleton College / 5th St E has a 12.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 66.9% 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

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: Modes of Transportation

In the Carleton College / 5th St E neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 46.7% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 8.6% of residents in the Carleton College / 5th St E neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Finally, in the Carleton College / 5th St E 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 35.1% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.1% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Carleton College / 5th St E 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 0.4% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Minnesota.

In addition, an extraordinary 51.7% of the residents of the Carleton College / 5th St E 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Carleton College / 5th St E neighborhood has more Swedish and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 14.0% have Norwegian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Carleton College / 5th St E neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Carleton College / 5th St E neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 67.7% 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 97.8% 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 Carleton College / 5th St E neighborhood in Northfield are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.0% 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 89.7% of America'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 Carleton College / 5th St E neighborhood, 45.1% 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 25.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.1%), and 9.4% 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 Carleton College / 5th St E neighborhood in Northfield, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.5%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (14.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.2%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (7.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Carleton College / 5th St E neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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 Carleton College / 5th St E neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (67.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (45.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (35.1%) and 8.6% of residents also bicycle 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Carleton College / 5th St E 0.101011101001110
Northfield 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 2.43
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Carleton College / 5th St E 0.101011101001110
Northfield 0.101011101001110
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Carleton College / 5th St E 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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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
Greenvale Park Elementary
700 Lincoln Pkwy
Northfield, MN, 55057
KG-05
Northfield Middle
2200 Division St S
Northfield, MN, 55057
06-08
Longfellow Elementary
201 Orchard St S
Northfield, MN, 55057
PK-PK
Northfield Area Learning Center
201 Orchard St S
Northfield, MN, 55057
06-12
Bridgewater Elementary
401 Jefferson Pkwy
Northfield, MN, 55057
KG-05
Sibley Elementary
1400 Maple St
Northfield, MN, 55057
KG-05
Northfield Senior High
1400 Division St S
Northfield, MN, 55057
09-12

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