Tempe, AZ (The Lakes)




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About Tempe, AZ (The Lakes)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

The Lakes median real estate price is $374,492, which is more expensive than 84.8% of the neighborhoods in Arizona and 78.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in The Lakes is currently $1,317, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 40.4% of Arizona neighborhoods.

The Lakes is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tempe, Arizona.

The Lakes real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the The Lakes 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.

Real estate vacancies in The Lakes are 6.7%, which is lower than one will find in 65.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in The Lakes is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the The Lakes neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 1.0% have Eastern European ancestry.

The Lakes is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the The Lakes 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, 90.9% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 17.1% of the residents of the The Lakes neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, the The Lakes neighborhood stands out within Arizona for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 8.7% of college-friendly places to live in AZ. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the The Lakes neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.3% of residents in the The Lakes neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.


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 The Lakes neighborhood in Tempe are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.4% 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 85.5% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the The Lakes neighborhood, 48.3% 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 30.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.1%), and 6.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 The Lakes neighborhood in Tempe, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.4%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (11.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.0%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the The Lakes neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.9%).

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 The Lakes neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.7%) 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 (7.3%) . 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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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Tempe 0.101011101001110
Arizona 4.10
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Tempe 0.101011101001110
Arizona 30.33
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Tempe 0.101011101001110
Arizona 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

TEMPE UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Arizona

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Better than of AZ school districts.

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AZ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Desert Vista High School
16440 S 32 Nd St
Phoenix, AZ, 85048
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Marcos De Niza High School
6000 S Lakeshore Drive
Tempe, AZ, 85283
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Mcclintock High School
1830 E Del Rio Dr
Tempe, AZ, 85282
N-N
Tempe High School
1730 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ, 85281
N-N
Mountain Pointe High School
4201 E Knox Rd
Phoenix, AZ, 85044
N-N
Compadre High School
500 W Guadalupe Rd
Tempe, AZ, 85283
N-N
Tapbi
500 West Guadalupe Road
Tempe, AZ, 85283
N-N
Corona Del Sol High School
1001 E. Knox Road
Tempe, AZ, 85284
N-N

School District Enrollment By Group

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TEMPE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Arizona

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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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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

School District Enrollment By Group

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