Helena, MT (N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave)




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About Helena, MT (N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave median real estate price is $214,605, which is less expensive than 46.3% of Montana neighborhoods and 46.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave is currently $874, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.8% of Montana neighborhoods.

N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Helena, Montana.

N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave 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.

Real estate vacancies in N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave are 7.1%, which is lower than one will find in 62.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave neighborhood has more Finnish and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 2.9% have Danish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 18.6% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 67.1% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: People

The N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 94.1% of Montana neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state.


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 N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave neighborhood in Helena are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 22.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 60.3% of U.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 N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave neighborhood, 48.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 19.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (18.6%), and 17.5% 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 N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave neighborhood in Helena, MT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (30.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.6%), and residents who report English roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (11.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave 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 N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (67.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (87.0%) 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 (9.0%) . 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 Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave 0.101011101001110
Helena 0.101011101001110
Montana 3.50
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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N Montana Ave / W Custer Ave 0.101011101001110
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Helena 0.101011101001110
Montana 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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

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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
Capital High School
100 Valley Drive
Helena, MT, 59601
09-12
Helena High School
1300 Billings Avenue
Helena, MT, 59601
09-12

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