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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates median real estate price is $323,864, which is less expensive than 65.4% of Arizona neighborhoods and 53.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates is currently $1,996, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.4% of Arizona neighborhoods.

Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Green Valley, Arizona.

Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) townhomes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (17.7%). 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.

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 Green Valley, the Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in Arizona, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Arizona, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 95.7% of neighborhoods in AZ. If a Arizona retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates neighborhood may actually hold the key. 68.7% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates 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, 94.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 61.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Furthermore, one of the notable things about Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Also of note, the Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 87.0% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates (25.2%) than in 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 1.6% have Austrian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates neighborhood in Green Valley are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.9% 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 Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates neighborhood, 57.6% 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 31.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (6.8%), and 4.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.2% of households. Some people also speak Polish (3.3%).

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 Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates neighborhood in Green Valley, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (24.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (23.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (17.9%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (5.3%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.9%), among others.

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 Green Valley Desert Hills / Canoa Estates neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (58.6%) 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 (25.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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