Real Estate Prices and Overview
Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr median real estate prices are $338,562, which is more expensive than 95.3% of the neighborhoods
in Texas and 82.2% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr are currently
$956, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.5%
of the neighborhoods in Texas.
Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Austin, Texas.
Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr 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 Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr 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 Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr are 6.6%,
which is lower than one will find in 66.4% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr
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
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: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr neighborhood stands out by having 95.7% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.8% of all American
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr neighborhood has more
Lithuanian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 3.5% have Dutch ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
Do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 65.6% of the adults living in the
Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.7% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Texas, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Texas.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr 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, 91.8% 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 Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr neighborhood in Austin are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 70.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 15.0% 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 51.3%
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 Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr neighborhood, 62.0%
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 23.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(9.8%), and 8.3% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr neighborhood in Austin, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(10.7%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (7.9%) , and residents who report English roots (7.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.7%) , along with some Dutch ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.
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 Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr
neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
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 Spicewood Springs Rd / Mesa Dr neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (95.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.