Skowhegan South median real estate price is $237,139, which is less expensive than 68.0% of Maine neighborhoods and 64.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Skowhegan South is currently $1,723, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.1% of Maine neighborhoods.
Skowhegan South is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Skowhegan, Maine.
Skowhegan South real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Skowhegan South neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Skowhegan South, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Skowhegan South is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Skowhegan South neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Skowhegan South neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 57.7% 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 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
Did you know that the Skowhegan South neighborhood has more Dutch and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 8.1% have French Canadian ancestry.
Skowhegan South is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Skowhegan South neighborhood in Skowhegan are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.5% 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 73.8% 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 Skowhegan South neighborhood, 45.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 21.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.2%), and 15.1% 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 Skowhegan South neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.
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 Skowhegan South neighborhood in Skowhegan, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (27.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.4%), and residents who report Dutch roots (9.8%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (9.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (8.9%), 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 Skowhegan South neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (74.3%) 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 (6.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.