Lexington, NE (Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St)




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About Lexington, NE (Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St median real estate price is $95,035, which is less expensive than 78.6% of Nebraska neighborhoods and 78.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St is currently $796, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.3% of Nebraska neighborhoods.

Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lexington, Nebraska.

Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.9% in Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St neighborhood than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Furthermore, it used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 9.4% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 27.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 99.0% of all 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 Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 70.1% 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 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 51.8% have Mexican ancestry.

Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St neighborhood is unique for having just 5.2% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.7% of America's neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St neighborhood in Lexington are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 68.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 27.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 68.4% 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 Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St neighborhood, 52.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 18.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (9.6%), and 9.4% in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing.

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 Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St neighborhood in Lexington, NE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (51.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.5%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (5.4%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (2.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (2.3%), among others. In addition, 38.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 66.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.

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 Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (70.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (68.8%) 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 (27.4%) . 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. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St 0.101011101001110
Lexington 0.101011101001110
Nebraska 2.75
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Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St 0.101011101001110
Lexington 0.101011101001110
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Plum Creek Pky / W Prospect St 0.101011101001110
Lexington 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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LEXINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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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 NE Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Early Intervention/Homebound
1501 Plum Creek Parkway
Lexington, NE, 68850
PK-PK
Early Learning Academy
1503 Plum Creek Parkway
Lexington, NE, 68850
PK-PK
Bryan Elementary School
1003 N Harrison
Lexington, NE, 68850
PK-05
Lexington High School
705 W 13 Th St
Lexington, NE, 68850
09-12
Lexington Middle School
1100 N Washington
Lexington, NE, 68850
06-08
Morton Elementary School
505 S Lincoln
Lexington, NE, 68850
PK-05
Pershing Elementary School
1104 N Tyler
Lexington, NE, 68850
PK-05
Sandoz Elementary School
1711 N Erie
Lexington, NE, 68850
PK-05

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