Fort Atkinson Northwest median real estate price is $239,733, which is more expensive than 48.9% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin and 36.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Fort Atkinson Northwest is currently $1,651, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.9% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin.
Fort Atkinson Northwest is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.
Fort Atkinson Northwest real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Fort Atkinson Northwest neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.3% in Fort Atkinson Northwest. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.0% 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 Fort Atkinson Northwest neighborhood has more German and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 40.2% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 9.0% have Norwegian 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 Fort Atkinson Northwest neighborhood in Fort Atkinson are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.6% 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 69.8% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Fort Atkinson Northwest neighborhood, 38.8% 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 30.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.6%), and 10.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Fort Atkinson Northwest neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.3%).
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 Fort Atkinson Northwest neighborhood in Fort Atkinson, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (40.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.5%), and residents who report Polish roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (9.0%), along with some French ancestry residents (8.0%), 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 Fort Atkinson Northwest neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (78.5%) 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 (12.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.