Janesville, WI (W Racine St / Center Ave)




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About Janesville, WI (W Racine St / Center Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Racine St / Center Ave median real estate price is $75,511, which is less expensive than 95.1% of Wisconsin neighborhoods and 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Racine St / Center Ave is currently $887, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 45.2% of Wisconsin neighborhoods.

W Racine St / Center Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Janesville, Wisconsin.

W Racine St / Center Ave 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in W Racine St / Center Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 82.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Janesville, the W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood has more Swiss and African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 8.8% have African ancestry.

W Racine St / Center Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.5% 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 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 43.3% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 97.7% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, there are more people living in the W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (58.3%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Also of note, 63.7% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.0% of the adult residents in the W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 85.7% of the residential real estate in the W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.8% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood in Janesville are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 63.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood, 43.3% 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 41.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.2%), and 6.8% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood in Janesville, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.6%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (14.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.1%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (10.8%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (8.8%), among others. In addition, 12.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: 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 W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Mon-Khmer (the dominant language of Cambodia).

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 W Racine St / Center Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (71.8%) 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 (17.2%) and 5.1% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Racine St / Center Ave 0.101011101001110
Janesville 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 3.06
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W Racine St / Center Ave 0.101011101001110
Janesville 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 19.74
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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W Racine St / Center Ave 0.101011101001110
Janesville 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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JANESVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of WI school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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