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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Norfolk Northwest median real estate price is $271,437, which is more expensive than 64.9% of the neighborhoods in Nebraska and 40.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Norfolk Northwest is currently $1,412, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 54.9% of Nebraska neighborhoods.

Norfolk Northwest is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Norfolk, Nebraska.

Norfolk Northwest real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Norfolk Northwest neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Norfolk Northwest are 4.5%, which is lower than one will find in 71.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Norfolk Northwest 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

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

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Norfolk Northwest neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Norfolk Northwest neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 79.2% 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 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Norfolk Northwest neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.1% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Nebraska.

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 Norfolk Northwest neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 13.0% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Norfolk Northwest neighborhood has more German and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 45.7% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 3.1% have Danish ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Norfolk Northwest neighborhood in Norfolk are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 62.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 12.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Norfolk Northwest neighborhood, 36.0% 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 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.5%), and 19.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Norfolk Northwest neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.3%).

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 Norfolk Northwest neighborhood in Norfolk, NE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (45.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report Mexican roots (6.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.5%), along with some Danish ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.

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 Norfolk Northwest neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (79.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (87.3%) 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 (6.3%) . 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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