About Scottsdale, AZ (Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr median real estate price is $912,964, which is more expensive than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in Arizona and 94.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr is currently $3,147, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in Arizona.

Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr 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 Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr 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 Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 82.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (11.7%). 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

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 get around.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 74.6% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

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 80.0% of the adults living in the Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr neighborhood is wealthier than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

Also, the Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 91.6% of Arizona 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. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, families with school-aged children and active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 15.5% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.5% 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, 66.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr neighborhood has more Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry.

Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

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 Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr neighborhood in Scottsdale 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 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.2% 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 78.2% 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 Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr neighborhood, 74.6% 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 18.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (3.8%), and 3.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.7%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr neighborhood in Scottsdale, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.5%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.9%), among others. In addition, 11.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Downing Dr / E Downing Olson Dr neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (91.7%) 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 (6.4%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AZ* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Desert Shadows Middle School
5858 E Sweetwater Ave
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
06-08
Sonoran Sky Elementary School
12990 N 75 Th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
KG-06
Horizon High School
5601 E Greenway Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
07-12
Chaparral High School
6935 E Gold Dust Ave
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
09-12
Cocopah Middle School
6615 E Cholla St
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
06-08
Pueblo Elementary School
6320 N 82 Nd St
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
PK-06
Copper Ridge School
10101 E Thompson Peak Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
PK-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

SCOTTSDALE UNIFIED DISTRICT (4240)


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Better than of AZ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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