Butte, MT (City Center)




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About Butte, MT (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Butte is $88,885, which is less expensive than 93.0% of Montana neighborhoods and 93.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Butte City Center is currently $729, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.6% of Montana neighborhoods.

Butte City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Butte, Montana.

Real estate in the City Center of Butte, MT 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 relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Butte City Center has a 13.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.1% 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

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 Butte, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 1.1% of the Butte City Center neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.3% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Butte City Center neighborhood has more Finnish and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 28.7% have Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 5.4% of the people in the City Center neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Butte City Center neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 11.9% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Also, the Butte City Center neighborhood stands out within Montana for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 6.6% of college-friendly places to live in MT.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 59.3% of the residential real estate in the Butte City Center neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.2% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.


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 City Center neighborhood in Butte are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 53.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Butte City Center neighborhood, 41.2% 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 27.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.0%), and 14.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Butte, MT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (28.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.0%), and residents who report English roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (7.8%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Butte City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).

Getting to Work

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 Butte City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (74.3%) 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 (11.8%) and 7.0% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Butte 0.101011101001110
Montana 3.50

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Butte 0.101011101001110
Montana 26.24

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Butte 0.101011101001110
Montana 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to Montana

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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 MT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Emerson School
1924 Phillips Ave
Butte, MT, 59701
PK-06
Hillcrest School
3000 Continental Drive
Butte, MT, 59701
PK-06
Kennedy School
1000 N Emmett
Butte, MT, 59701
PK-06
Margaret Leary School
1301 4 Mile Vue Rd
Butte, MT, 59701
PK-06
Whittier School
2500 Sherman
Butte, MT, 59701
PK-06
East Middle School
2600 Grand Avenue
Butte, MT, 59701
07-08
West Elementary School
800 S Emmett
Butte, MT, 59701
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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District Quality Compared to Montana

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Better than of MT 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 MT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Butte High School
401 S Wyoming
Butte, MT, 59701
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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