Real Estate Prices and Overview
Woodridge Lakes median real estate prices are $253,034, which is more expensive than 74.8% of the neighborhoods
in Arizona and 71.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Woodridge Lakes are currently
$1,168, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 51.2% 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
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Mesa,
the Woodridge Lakes neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this 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
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 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
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
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.