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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Wilmar Park median real estate price is $279,941, which is more expensive than 58.4% of the neighborhoods in North Dakota and 38.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Wilmar Park is currently $938, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.7% of North Dakota neighborhoods.

Wilmar Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Wilmar Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Wilmar Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Wilmar Park, the current vacancy rate is 0.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Wilmar Park is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Wilmar Park neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 74.1% 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 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Wilmar Park neighborhood stands out by having 90.9% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3% of all American neighborhoods.

People

The Wilmar Park 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 5.7% of college-friendly places to live in ND.

Diversity

Did you know that the Wilmar Park neighborhood has more Norwegian and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 27.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 7.8% have Native American ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Wilmar Park neighborhood in Grand Forks are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 68.4% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Wilmar Park neighborhood, 53.9% 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 21.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.1%), and 12.5% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Wilmar Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.3% of households. Some people also speak Polish (4.5%).

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 Wilmar Park neighborhood in Grand Forks, ND, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Norwegian (27.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.9%), and some of the residents are also of Native American ancestry (7.8%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.0%), 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 Wilmar Park neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (74.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (90.9%) 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.


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