Milwaukee, WI (W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave)




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About Milwaukee, WI (W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave median real estate price is $71,825, which is less expensive than 96.7% of Wisconsin neighborhoods and 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave is currently $715, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.6% of Wisconsin neighborhoods.

W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe 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 Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.9% 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

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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.4% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 21.5% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave neighborhood about it; they already know. 22.9% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

In addition, the W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 66.4% 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 42.8% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, 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 69.6% of the residential real estate in the W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.8% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

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 4.2% of residents in the W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 96.6% 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 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave neighborhood in Milwaukee are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 66.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave neighborhood, 38.9% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.8%), and 13.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave neighborhood in Milwaukee, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (21.5%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (16.4%), and residents who report German roots (5.5%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (2.2%), among others.

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 Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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 Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (63.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (17.0%) and 15.4% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave 0.101011101001110
Milwaukee 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 3.06
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave 0.101011101001110
Milwaukee 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 19.74
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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W Atkinson Ave / W Keefe Ave 0.101011101001110
Milwaukee 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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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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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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