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September 15th, 2015

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Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave Neighborhood

Memphis, Tennessee 

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The median real estate price in the Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee is just under $153,000, which is more expensive than over 64 percent of the neighborhoods in Tennessee and almost 42 percent of the neighborhoods in the country.

The average rental price in Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave is currently slightly less than $650 a month, and rents here are currently lower in price than over 44 percent of Tennessee neighborhoods.

Vacancy rates are just under 10 percent in Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave., and this rate is lower than nearly 47 percent of all the neighborhoods in the nation, or approximately near the middle range of vacancies. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters.

Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave is a suburban neighborhood located in Memphis, Tennessee, primarily made up of small studios to two bedroom to medium sized three or four bedroom single-family homes.  Many of the residences in the Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969, with a number of residences were also built before 1940.

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular flair. This particular neighborhood in Memphis, the Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

An extraordinary 14 percent of the residents of the Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that it changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer, when many students are away.

The Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave neighborhood is that 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. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.

Many of those attracted to the Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave neighborhood are teachers, professors, administrators or families with an interest in one of the colleges or universities. If you have a college bound child, check out our blog post on Kiddie Condos and see if it’s something that’s right for you.

Your future neighbors in the Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave neighborhood of Memphis earn middle class incomes, and this neighborhood has a higher income than nearly 49 percent of the neighborhoods in America.

The Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.6 percent of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, nearly 64 percent of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

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 18 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations at nine percent, and an equal amount in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Culture is the shared and learning behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicity and ancestry have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicity or ancestry will express those cultures.

In the Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German at 11 percent. There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry at 10 percent, and residents who report English roots at nine percent. Some of the residents are also of Asian or Sub-Saharan African ancestry at three percent, along with two percent of this neighborhood’s residents having British ancestry, among others. The most common language spoken in the Christian Brothers U/Poplar Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 87 percent of households and seven percent speak Spanish.

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Bathroom remodeling, Full interior painting, Total exterior painting

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