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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Middle Grove median real estate price is $415,779, which is more expensive than 31.2% of the neighborhoods in Oregon and 59.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Middle Grove is currently $1,839, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.2% of Oregon neighborhoods.

Middle Grove is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Salem, Oregon.

Middle Grove real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Middle Grove 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 Middle Grove, the current vacancy rate is 2.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Middle Grove 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 Salem, the Middle Grove neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Middle Grove neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 57.2% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Diversity

Significantly, 0.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Middle Grove neighborhood in Salem are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 60.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.2% 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 70.6% of America'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 Middle Grove neighborhood, 33.1% 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 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.1%), and 18.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Middle Grove neighborhood is English, spoken by 52.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Middle Grove neighborhood in Salem, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (52.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report English roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.8%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (3.3%), among others. In addition, 25.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Middle Grove neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (81.0%) 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 (13.6%) . 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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