Real Estate Prices and Overview
S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd median real estate prices are $297,125, which is more expensive than 93.5% of the neighborhoods
in Texas and 77.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd are currently
$885, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.8%
of the neighborhoods in Texas.
S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Austin, Texas.
S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd 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 S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd are 5.0%,
which is lower than one will find in 76.4% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd neighborhood has more
Romanian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 1.1% have Cuban ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 97.0% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
In addition, an extraordinary 14.7% of the residents of the
S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.1% of residents in
the S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
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 S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd neighborhood in Austin are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 72.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 44.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.3%
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 S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd neighborhood, 44.0%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(16.3%), and 14.3% 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 S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd neighborhood in Austin, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(34.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.3%) , and residents who report Irish roots (7.1%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.7%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (23.4%).
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 S 1st St / W Ben White Blvd neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.9% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (77.2%) 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 (7.9%) and 7.9% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.