Hawk Point is a tiny city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 720 people and just one neighborhood, Hawk Point is the 386th largest community in Missouri.
Hawk Point is a blue-collar town, with 41.10% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Hawk Point is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hawk Point who work in office and administrative support (14.72%), management occupations (9.20%), and food service (6.75%).
The overall crime rate in Hawk Point is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One downside of living in Hawk Point is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hawk Point, the average commute to work is 33.34 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Hawk Point is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Hawk Point with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.75% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hawk Point in 2018 was $17,873, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,492 for a family of four. Hawk Point also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 42.29% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Hawk Point is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hawk Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hawk Point residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hawk Point include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hawk Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
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 Hawk Point, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
The neighborhood is unique for having just 2.7% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3% of America's neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry.
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 neighborhood in Hawk Point are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 25.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.9% of U.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 neighborhood, 35.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 30.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.8%), and 16.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.7% of households.
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 neighborhood in Hawk Point, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (5.4%), and residents who report Dutch roots (3.1%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (2.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.
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 neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (89.4%) 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 (5.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.