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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Rice is $301,684, which is less expensive than 55.3% of Minnesota neighborhoods and 54.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Rice City Center is currently $1,767, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 46.6% of Minnesota neighborhoods.

Rice City Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rice, Minnesota.

Real estate in the City Center of Rice, MN is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Rice City Center are 3.6%, which is lower than one will find in 77.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Rice City Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Rice, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

Rice City Center has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 97.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

In addition, the Rice City Center neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 8.7% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Minnesota. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the Rice City Center neighborhood has more German and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 50.8% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 15.6% have Polish ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 City Center neighborhood in Rice are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.6% 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 66.4% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Rice City Center neighborhood, 31.4% 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 26.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.0%), and 16.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Rice City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% of households.

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 City Center neighborhood in Rice, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (50.8%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (9.9%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (6.1%), among others.

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 Rice City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (62.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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