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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Brosen Manor / Pleasant Valley median real estate price is $274,062, which is more expensive than 44.8% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin and 35.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Brosen Manor / Pleasant Valley is currently $1,973, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.7% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin.

Brosen Manor / Pleasant Valley is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Allis, Wisconsin.

Brosen Manor / Pleasant Valley 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 Brosen Manor / Pleasant Valley neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Brosen Manor / Pleasant Valley has a 13.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.2% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Brosen Manor / Pleasant Valley neighborhood has more Austrian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 12.7% have Polish ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Brosen Manor / Pleasant Valley neighborhood in West Allis are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 54.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.1% 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 Brosen Manor / Pleasant Valley neighborhood, 37.1% 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 24.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.2%), and 17.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Brosen Manor / Pleasant Valley neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.4% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.0%).

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 Brosen Manor / Pleasant Valley neighborhood in West Allis, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (38.8%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.8%), among others.

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 Brosen Manor / Pleasant Valley neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.1%) 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.


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