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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Jennings is $73,029, which is less expensive than 95.2% of Missouri neighborhoods and 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Jennings City Center is currently $1,051, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 89.5% of Missouri neighborhoods.

Jennings City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jennings, Missouri.

Real estate in the City Center of Jennings, MO is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Jennings City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 19.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

People

The Jennings City Center neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Jennings City Center neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 52.9% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.1% of the adult residents in the Jennings City Center neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Real Estate

The Jennings City Center neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 82.8% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Diversity

Did you know that the Jennings City Center neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.7% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 15.7% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 neighborhood in Jennings are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 46.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.3% of U.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 Jennings City Center neighborhood, 37.5% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.6%), and 15.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Jennings City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.6%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 City Center neighborhood in Jennings, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (15.7%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (15.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (2.1%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (1.6%), along with some Greek ancestry residents (1.2%), among others.

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 Jennings City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (73.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (10.8%) and 8.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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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