Putnam Heights West median real estate price is $278,613, which is more expensive than 62.2% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin and 44.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Putnam Heights West is currently $1,071, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 93.1% of Wisconsin neighborhoods.
Putnam Heights West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Putnam Heights West real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Putnam Heights West 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 8.4% in Putnam Heights West. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 47.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
Did you know that the Putnam Heights West neighborhood has more Norwegian and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 39.5% have German ancestry.
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 Putnam Heights West neighborhood in Eau Claire are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 71.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 14.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.1% 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 Putnam Heights West neighborhood, 49.6% 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 20.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.4%), and 10.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Putnam Heights West neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.7% of households. Some people also speak Polish (5.7%).
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 Putnam Heights West neighborhood in Eau Claire, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (39.5%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (18.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.8%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.3%), 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 Putnam Heights West neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (81.6%) 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.