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About Madison, WI (Tenney Lapham South)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Tenney Lapham South median real estate price is $541,775, which is more expensive than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin and 76.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Tenney Lapham South is currently $1,787, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.7% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin.

Tenney Lapham South is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Madison, Wisconsin.

Tenney Lapham South real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Tenney Lapham South 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 2000 and the present.

In Tenney Lapham South, the current vacancy rate is 3.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Tenney Lapham South is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

Do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 83.2% of the adults living in the Tenney Lapham South neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Tenney Lapham South neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 53.4% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.9% of residents in the Tenney Lapham South neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 98.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Finally, more people in Tenney Lapham South choose to walk to work each day (12.0%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 72.0% of the workforce in the Tenney Lapham South neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Tenney Lapham South neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Tenney Lapham South neighborhood has more Brazilian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 13.0% have Polish ancestry.

Tenney Lapham South is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.0% 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 Tenney Lapham South neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Tenney Lapham South neighborhood in Madison are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 54.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.7% 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 61.2% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Tenney Lapham South neighborhood, 72.0% 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 15.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.1%), and 4.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Tenney Lapham South neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.6%).

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 Tenney Lapham South neighborhood in Madison, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (32.0%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (13.0%), and residents who report English roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (11.2%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (9.2%), among others.

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 Tenney Lapham South neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (50.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (17.1%) and 12.0% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WI* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
East High School
2222 E Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53704
09-12
Marquette Elementary School
1501 Jenifer St
Madison, WI 53703
03-05
O'keeffe Middle School
510 S Thornton Ave
Madison, WI 53703
06-08
Lapham Elementary School
1045 E Dayton St
Madison, WI 53703
PK-02
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

MADISON METROPOLITAN SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Wisconsin

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Better than of WI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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