Real Estate Prices and Overview
Happy Hill median real estate prices are $87,834, which is less expensive than 67.0% of Texas neighborhoods
and 81.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Happy Hill are currently
$759, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 42.6% of Texas neighborhoods.
Happy Hill is a rural neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Alvarado, Texas.
Happy Hill real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Happy Hill neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Happy Hill has a 12.2% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
63.9% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 Alvarado,
the Happy Hill neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.0%
of the adult residents in the Happy Hill neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Happy Hill neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 54.3% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.
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 Happy Hill neighborhood in Alvarado are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 51.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 28.6% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 71.6%
of U.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 Happy Hill neighborhood, 37.3%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 22.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(20.9%), and 19.4% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
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 Happy Hill neighborhood in Alvarado, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(19.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.1%) , and residents who report English roots (10.9%) , and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (10.7%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.1%), among others. In addition, 10.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Happy Hill
neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (18.0%).
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 Happy Hill neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.7% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (90.6%) 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 (9.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.