Huntsville, AL (Rainbow Mountain Heights)




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About Huntsville, AL (Rainbow Mountain Heights)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Rainbow Mountain Heights median real estate price is $162,216, which is more expensive than 77.4% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 42.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Rainbow Mountain Heights is currently $1,326, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.2% of the neighborhoods in Alabama.

Rainbow Mountain Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Huntsville, Alabama.

Rainbow Mountain Heights 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 Rainbow Mountain Heights 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 Rainbow Mountain Heights, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Rainbow Mountain Heights 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 Huntsville, the Rainbow Mountain Heights neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Rainbow Mountain Heights neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Rainbow Mountain Heights neighborhood has more Scottish and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 2.7% have Cuban ancestry.

Rainbow Mountain Heights is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 93.8% of commuters who live in the Rainbow Mountain Heights neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Rainbow Mountain Heights neighborhood. A whopping 46.4% 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 95.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Notable & Unique: People

The Rainbow Mountain Heights neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 92.0% of Alabama neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary 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 Rainbow Mountain Heights neighborhood in Huntsville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 72.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.7% 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 62.8% 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 Rainbow Mountain Heights neighborhood, 58.0% 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 19.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (16.5%), and 12.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Rainbow Mountain Heights neighborhood in Huntsville, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.4%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (14.6%), and residents who report English roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (11.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 15.1% 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 Rainbow Mountain Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.

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 Rainbow Mountain Heights neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (93.8%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Rainbow Mountain Heights 0.101011101001110
Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Rainbow Mountain Heights 0.101011101001110
Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79
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Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Quality

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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District Quality Compared to Alabama

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Better than of AL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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