Jackson, MO (Oak Ridge / Pocahontas)




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About Jackson, MO (Oak Ridge / Pocahontas)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Oak Ridge / Pocahontas median real estate price is $129,935, which is more expensive than 51.2% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 30.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Oak Ridge / Pocahontas is currently $643, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 77.3% of Missouri neighborhoods.

Oak Ridge / Pocahontas is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jackson, Missouri.

Oak Ridge / Pocahontas 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 Oak Ridge / Pocahontas 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.

Oak Ridge / Pocahontas has a 12.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 63.4% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Oak Ridge / Pocahontas neighborhood has more Greek and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 48.6% have German ancestry.

Oak Ridge / Pocahontas is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Oak Ridge / Pocahontas neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 27.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: People

With more than 2.2% of residents living with a same sex partner, Oak Ridge / Pocahontas is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, if you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Oak Ridge / Pocahontas neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 14.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Missouri. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 34 residents per square mile, Oak Ridge / Pocahontas is less crowded than 92.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Oak Ridge / Pocahontas neighborhood in Jackson are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.8% 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 62.6% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Oak Ridge / Pocahontas neighborhood, 34.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.1%), and 15.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Oak Ridge / Pocahontas neighborhood in Jackson, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (48.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.5%), and residents who report English roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Greek ancestry (3.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Oak Ridge / Pocahontas neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households.

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 Oak Ridge / Pocahontas neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.7%) 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 (11.2%) . 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Oak Ridge / Pocahontas 0.101011101001110
Jackson 0.101011101001110
Missouri 4.97
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Oak Ridge / Pocahontas 0.101011101001110
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Oak Ridge / Pocahontas 0.101011101001110
Jackson 0.101011101001110
Missouri 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 21 Condition Alerts found.

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JACKSON R-II


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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 MO Quality Rating Compared to Nation
North Elem.
10730 State Hwy W
Jackson, MO, 63755
KG-05
Orchard Drive Elem.
1402 Orchard Dr
Jackson, MO, 63755
KG-03
Gordonville Attendance Ctr.
653 State Hwy Z
Cape Girardeau, MO, 63701
KG-02
Millersville Attendance Ctr.
377 State Hwy B
Millersville, MO, 63766
KG-03
Russell Hawkins Jr. High
210 N West Ln
Jackson, MO, 63755
08-09
Jackson Sr. High
315 S Missouri
Jackson, MO, 63755
10-12
West Lane Elem.
338 N West Ln
Jackson, MO, 63755
03-05
South Elem.
1701 S Hope St
Jackson, MO, 63755
PK-05
Jackson Middle
1651 W Independence St
Jackson, MO, 63755
06-07

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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OAK RIDGE R-VI


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District Quality Compared to Missouri

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Better than of MO school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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 MO Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Oak Ridge Elem.
4198 State Hwy E
Oak Ridge, MO, 63769
PK-06
Oak Ridge High
4198 State Hwy E
Oak Ridge, MO, 63769
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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NELL HOLCOMB R-IV


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District Quality Compared to Missouri

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Better than of MO school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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 MO Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Nell Holcomb Elem.
6547 State Hwy 177
Cape Girardeau, MO, 63701
KG-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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