Estrella Mountain Ranch median real estate price is $574,378, which is more expensive than 80.6% of the neighborhoods in Arizona and 79.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Estrella Mountain Ranch is currently $3,344, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.3% of the neighborhoods in Arizona.
Estrella Mountain Ranch is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Goodyear, Arizona.
Estrella Mountain Ranch real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Estrella Mountain Ranch. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (22.3%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Goodyear, the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 96.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Estrella Mountain Ranch is among the best neighborhoods for families in Arizona. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 96.1% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Arizona. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood's real estate landscape than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 96.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
In addition, real estate in the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
Furthermore, the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.3% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.4% of all neighborhoods in America.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 13.1% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of all neighborhoods in America.
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 13.2% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood has more Scottish and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 1.1% have Austrian ancestry.
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 Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood in Goodyear 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 91.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood, 55.4% 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 20.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.8%), and 13.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.4%).
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 Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood in Goodyear, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.9%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (10.9%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (7.0%), among others.
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 Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (79.1%) 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.