Fisher and Shirk - Sand Springs, OK
Fisher / Shirk's median real estate price is $169,248, which is more expensive than 63.3% of the neighborhoods in Oklahoma and 28.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Fisher / Shirk is currently $1,461, based on an exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.0% of the neighborhoods in Oklahoma. Fisher / Shirk is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sand Springs, Oklahoma.
Fisher / Shirk 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 owner-occupied. Many of the residences in the Fisher / Shirk neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Fisher / Shirk are 5.8%, which is lower than one will find in 68.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Fisher / Shirk is above average for the U.S. and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential products for this neighborhood.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shaped their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Fisher / Shirk neighborhood, 34.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 23.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.3%), and 21.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales, accounts to working in fast-food restaurants.
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 Fisher / Shirk neighborhood in Sand Springs, OK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.0%), and residents who report English roots (9.5%), and some of the residents are also of Native American ancestry (7.6%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.
Here most residents (94.3%) 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.