Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave median real estate price is $156,465, which is less expensive than 82.8% of Wisconsin neighborhoods and 81.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave is currently $1,646, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.3% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin.
Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.7% in Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 14.8% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, the Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood stands out within Wisconsin for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5.4% of college-friendly places to live in WI.
Did you know that the Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood has more German and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 45.1% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 2.6% have Swiss ancestry.
Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood in Oshkosh are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 67.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 19.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.1% of U.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 Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood, 42.6% 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 23.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.1%), and 16.4% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Korean.
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 Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood in Oshkosh, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (45.1%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (14.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (8.3%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.
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 Congress Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (82.1%) 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.