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September 16th, 2015

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Poplar Ave/S Highland St Neighborhood

Memphis, Tennessee

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Poplar Ave/S Highland St area median real estate price is $187,629, which is more expensive than 80.4 percent of the neighborhoods in Tennessee and 53.3 percent of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Poplar Ave/S Highland St is currently $966, and the average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.2 percent of the neighborhoods in Tennessee.

Vacancy rates are 9.4 percent in Poplar Ave/S Highland St, and this rate is lower than 49.3 percent of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Poplar Ave/S Highland St area is a suburban neighborhood located in Memphis, Tennessee, primarily made up of small studio to two bedroom two medium sized three or four bedroom single-family homes and small condominiums. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Poplar Ave/S Highland St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969, with a number of residences built before 1940.

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.

Of note that the Poplar Ave/S Highland St 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 Poplar Ave/S Highland St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Poplar Ave/S Highland St 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. Between semesters and during school breaks, you’ll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement, however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.1% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Tennessee. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. Research revealed that a full 68.3 percent of the adults living in the Poplar Ave/S Highland St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor’s degree. This is a higher rate than found in 96.0 percent of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Your future neighbors in the Poplar Ave/S Highland St neighborhood of Memphis enjoy upper-middle class incomes, and this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.1 percent of the neighborhoods in America.

In the Poplar Ave/S Highland St neighborhood, 51.1 percent 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 28.3 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations at 10.5 percent, and 10.1 percent in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Culture is shared and 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 ancestry 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 Poplar Ave/S Highland St neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German at 11.1 percent. There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry at 10.6 percent, and residents who report English roots at 10.2 percent. Some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry at 4.4 percent, along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents at 3.7 percent, among others.

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 Poplar Ave/S Highland St neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.7 percent of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, which is spoken by 5.8 percent of households, followed by French and Spanish.

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Repair or replace plumbing

Install, repair or replace electrical systems

Kitchen remodeling (including the purchase and installation of appliances)

Bathroom remodeling, Full interior painting, Total exterior painting

Repair or replace a septic system and/or well

Disability access (wheelchair ramp, elevator, widen doorways)

Build, repair or replace deck, patio or porch

Basement waterproofing and finishing

Abatement/Stabilization of lead-based paint hazards

Replace old windows, Room additions, Finish an attic

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Replace a termite damaged sill plate (a water-damaged sill plate also)

Possible landscaping items such as correction of grading & drainage problems,

tree removal, repair a driveway and sidewalks

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