Danby / Selma median real estate price is $239,662, which is more expensive than 62.0% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 37.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Danby / Selma is currently $1,228, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 68.8% of Missouri neighborhoods.
Danby / Selma is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Festus, Missouri.
Danby / Selma real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Danby / Selma neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
In Danby / Selma, the current vacancy rate is 2.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Danby / Selma is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Danby / Selma neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.2% of the neighborhoods in MO. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.
Did you know that the Danby / Selma neighborhood has more French and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.9% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 35.5% have German ancestry.
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 Danby / Selma neighborhood in Festus are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.3% 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 64.4% 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 Danby / Selma neighborhood, 44.4% 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 21.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.2%), and 15.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Danby / Selma neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.2% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.4%).
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 Danby / Selma neighborhood in Festus, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (35.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report French roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.9%), 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 Danby / Selma neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.6%) 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 (10.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.