Real Estate Prices and Overview
Highway City median real estate prices are $267,840, which is less expensive than 74.1% of California neighborhoods
and 26.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Highway City are currently
$573, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 99.1% of California neighborhoods.
Highway City is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Fresno, California.
Highway City real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Highway City neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.5% in
Highway City. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 54.7% 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 Highway City neighborhood has more
Spanish and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry and 4.9% have Russian ancestry.
Highway City is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 13.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak South Asian languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
Highway City neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 6.5%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Highway City neighborhood. A whopping 55.4% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
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 Highway City neighborhood in Fresno are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 66.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 33.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.5%
of U.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 Highway City neighborhood, 28.9%
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 23.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(23.0%), and 17.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Highway City neighborhood in Fresno, CA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(43.9%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (19.0%) , and residents who report Russian roots (4.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Spanish ancestry (2.8%) , along with some German ancestry residents (2.2%), among others. In addition, 26.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
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 Highway City
neighborhood is English, spoken by 47.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, South Asian languages, Russian and Korean.
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 Highway City neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.8% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.7%) 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 (15.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.