City Center / Ludwig median real estate price is $173,068, which is more expensive than 38.5% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 22.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in City Center / Ludwig is currently $1,245, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 66.0% of Missouri neighborhoods.
City Center / Ludwig is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Festus, Missouri.
City Center / Ludwig 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center / Ludwig neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.4% in City Center / Ludwig. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 59.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Did you know that the City Center / Ludwig neighborhood has more Eastern European and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 3.3% have Greek ancestry.
City Center / Ludwig is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 City Center / Ludwig neighborhood in Festus are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.3% 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 55.5% of America'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 City Center / Ludwig neighborhood, 40.1% 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 24.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.8%), and 14.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the City Center / Ludwig neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.5% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.8%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the City Center / Ludwig neighborhood in Festus, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.0%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (4.7%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (4.1%), among others.
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 City Center / Ludwig neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.4% 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 a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.