Lake Wissota median real estate price is $369,693, which is more expensive than 75.8% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin and 56.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Lake Wissota is currently $1,445, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.5% of Wisconsin neighborhoods.
Lake Wissota is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.
Lake Wissota real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lake Wissota 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.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.7% in Lake Wissota. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Chippewa Falls, the Lake Wissota neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Lake Wissota is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.2% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Wisconsin, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Wisconsin.
Did you know that the Lake Wissota neighborhood has more German and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 48.1% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 1.4% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
Lake Wissota is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Lake Wissota neighborhood in Chippewa Falls are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.4% 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 Lake Wissota neighborhood, 41.1% 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 24.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.3%), and 14.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Lake Wissota neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% of households. Some people also speak Polish (9.8%).
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 Lake Wissota neighborhood in Chippewa Falls, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (48.1%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (16.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.5%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.8%), among others.
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 Lake Wissota neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (82.9%) 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 (7.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.