Airport Drive median real estate price is $274,758, which is more expensive than 71.8% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 43.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Airport Drive is currently $1,263, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.2% of Missouri neighborhoods.
Airport Drive is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Joplin, Missouri.
Airport Drive 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 Airport Drive 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Airport Drive. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 82.4% 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.
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.
Did you know that the Airport Drive neighborhood has more Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian 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 Airport Drive neighborhood in Joplin are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 60.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 20.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 68.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Airport Drive neighborhood, 35.1% 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 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (25.1%), and 13.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Airport Drive neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.1% 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 Airport Drive neighborhood in Joplin, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (10.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.5%), and residents who report German roots (6.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.4%), along with some Brazilian ancestry residents (2.1%), 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 Airport Drive neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (89.1%) 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.