Grand Forks, ND (U of North Dakota / University Ave)




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About Grand Forks, ND (U of North Dakota / University Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

U of North Dakota / University Ave median real estate price is $179,872, which is more expensive than 63.1% of the neighborhoods in North Dakota and 48.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in U of North Dakota / University Ave is currently $777, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.5% of North Dakota neighborhoods.

U of North Dakota / University Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

U of North Dakota / University Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the U of North Dakota / University 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.

In U of North Dakota / University Ave, the current vacancy rate is 4.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in U of North Dakota / University Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Grand Forks, the U of North Dakota / University Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the U of North Dakota / University Ave neighborhood has more Norwegian and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 6.8% have Native American ancestry.

U of North Dakota / University Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the U of North Dakota / University Ave neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 28.3% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, the U of North Dakota / University Ave neighborhood stands out within North Dakota 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 8.3% of college-friendly places to live in ND.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The U of North Dakota / University Ave neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the U of North Dakota / University Ave neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 67.8% 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 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


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 U of North Dakota / University Ave neighborhood in Grand Forks are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 58.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.8% 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 U of North Dakota / University Ave neighborhood, 36.1% 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 31.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.1%), and 15.3% 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 U of North Dakota / University Ave neighborhood in Grand Forks, ND, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (30.2%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (21.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.1%), and some of the residents are also of Native American ancestry (6.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the U of North Dakota / University Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.7% of households. Some people also speak African languages (2.6%).

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 U of North Dakota / University Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (67.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (83.8%) 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 (8.3%) . 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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North Dakota 2.39
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of ND school districts.

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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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