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Real Estate Prices & Overview

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point median real estate price is $268,870, which is more expensive than 43.3% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin and 34.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in University of Wisconsin Stevens Point is currently $1,279, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 68.0% of Wisconsin neighborhoods.

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in University of Wisconsin Stevens Point are 4.0%, which is lower than one will find in 73.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in University of Wisconsin Stevens Point is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Stevens Point, the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

An extraordinary 50.4% of the residents of the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Wisconsin.

Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 67.4% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Modes of Transportation

In the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 18.4% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 97.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 2.8% of residents in the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 95.5% of all American neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood has more Polish and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 5.1% have French Canadian ancestry.

Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood. In the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

The Neighbors

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 University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood in Stevens Point are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 89.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 8.7% 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 54.1% of America's neighborhoods.

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 University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood, 38.6% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.4%), and 12.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.1% of households.

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 University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood in Stevens Point, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (40.9%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (17.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.9%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (6.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.2%), 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 University of Wisconsin Stevens Point neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (67.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (65.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (18.4%) and 8.6% 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.


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