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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Honey Acres median real estate price is $251,789, which is more expensive than 40.5% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin and 33.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Honey Acres is currently $1,149, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 83.4% of Wisconsin neighborhoods.

Honey Acres is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Allis, Wisconsin.

Honey Acres real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Honey Acres neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Honey Acres, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Honey Acres is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

People

Honey Acres has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Diversity

Did you know that the Honey Acres neighborhood has more Polish and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 3.5% have Austrian ancestry.

Honey Acres is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 18.6% 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 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Honey Acres neighborhood in West Allis are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 61.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 1.7% 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 76.2% 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 Honey Acres neighborhood, 32.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (27.1%), and 13.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Honey Acres neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

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 Honey Acres neighborhood in West Allis, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.2%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (24.2%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (14.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.9%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.7%), 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 Honey Acres neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (87.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.9%) . 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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