Real Estate Prices and Overview
Wetmore median real estate prices are $152,752, which is more expensive than 70.7% of the neighborhoods
in Texas and 47.0% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Wetmore are currently
$1,373, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.3%
of the neighborhoods in Texas.
Wetmore is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in San Antonio, Texas.
Wetmore 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 Wetmore 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.
In Wetmore, the current vacancy rate is 1.9%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.4% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Wetmore
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 San Antonio,
the Wetmore neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no
further than the Wetmore neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools,
above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in
predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood
among the top 12.5% of family-friendly neighborhoods
across the state of Texas. In addition, there are a high proportion
of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy
for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community
support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected
by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational
attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Wetmore 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, 93.6% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Wetmore neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.6% of all American neighborhoods.
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 Wetmore neighborhood in San Antonio are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 85.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 1.6% 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 86.2%
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 Wetmore neighborhood, 46.4%
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 22.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(21.9%), and 8.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Wetmore neighborhood in San Antonio, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(28.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.5%) , and residents who report German roots (9.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.2%) , along with some Asian ancestry residents (2.2%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Wetmore
neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (18.8%).
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in Wetmore neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.1% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.6%) 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 (6.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.