Real Estate Prices and Overview
Woodridge Lakes median real estate prices are $253,034, which is more expensive than 74.9% of the neighborhoods
in Arizona and 71.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Woodridge Lakes are currently
$1,001, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 50.4% of Arizona neighborhoods.
Woodridge Lakes is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Mesa, Arizona.
Woodridge Lakes real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Woodridge Lakes neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.2% in
Woodridge Lakes. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 45.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
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 as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Woodridge Lakes neighborhood has more
British and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 2.5% have Lithuanian ancestry.
Woodridge Lakes is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Woodridge Lakes 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
Woodridge Lakes community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Woodridge Lakes stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 91.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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 Woodridge Lakes neighborhood in Mesa are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 53.1% 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 99.9%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Woodridge Lakes neighborhood, 36.3%
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 22.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(22.1%), and 18.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: 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 Woodridge Lakes neighborhood in Mesa, AZ, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(12.3%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (9.0%) , and residents who report German roots (8.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.4%) , along with some British ancestry residents (4.2%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Woodridge Lakes
neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.8%).
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 Woodridge Lakes neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.6% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (75.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (20.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.