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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Council Bluffs Southeast median real estate price is $305,438, which is more expensive than 79.6% of the neighborhoods in Iowa and 46.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Council Bluffs Southeast is currently $1,834, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in Iowa.

Council Bluffs Southeast is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Council Bluffs Southeast 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Council Bluffs Southeast neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Council Bluffs Southeast are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 66.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Council Bluffs Southeast 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

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

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Council Bluffs Southeast neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Council Bluffs Southeast community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Council Bluffs Southeast neighborhood may actually hold the key. 69.5% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Council Bluffs Southeast neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 20.9% have English ancestry.

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 Council Bluffs Southeast neighborhood in Council Bluffs are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Council Bluffs Southeast neighborhood, 39.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 32.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.0%), and 8.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Council Bluffs Southeast neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.5%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Council Bluffs Southeast neighborhood in Council Bluffs, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (35.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (20.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (17.6%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (4.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.3%), 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 Council Bluffs Southeast neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.1%) 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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