Desert Palms Park median real estate price is $383,701, which is more expensive than 51.1% of the neighborhoods in Arizona and 60.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Desert Palms Park is currently $2,160, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 67.8% of Arizona neighborhoods.
Desert Palms Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tucson, Arizona.
Desert Palms Park 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 Desert Palms Park neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.3% in Desert Palms Park. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Tucson, the Desert Palms Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
One of the really interesting characteristics about the Desert Palms Park neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 4.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Arizona. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Did you know that the Desert Palms Park neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 1.4% have Austrian ancestry.
Desert Palms Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Desert Palms Park neighborhood in Tucson are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.3% 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 64.5% 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 Desert Palms Park neighborhood, 48.1% 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 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.0%), and 12.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Desert Palms Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.9%).
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 Desert Palms Park neighborhood in Tucson, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.3%), and residents who report Mexican roots (13.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.4%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.8%), 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 Desert Palms Park neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (63.9%) 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 (9.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.