La Paloma / Catalina Foothills median real estate price is $948,952, which is more expensive than 85.3% of the neighborhoods in Arizona and 84.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in La Paloma / Catalina Foothills is currently $3,118, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 65.5% of the neighborhoods in Arizona.
La Paloma / Catalina Foothills is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tucson, Arizona.
La Paloma / Catalina Foothills real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the La Paloma / Catalina Foothills 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 La Paloma / Catalina Foothills. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 86.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (14.0%). 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.
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.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 77.1% of the workforce in the La Paloma / Catalina Foothills neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the La Paloma / Catalina Foothills neighborhood, where 45.5% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 13.1% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Arizona, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, La Paloma / Catalina Foothills 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 97.4% of neighborhoods in AZ. If a Arizona retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 2.9% of residents in the La Paloma / Catalina Foothills neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Did you know that the La Paloma / Catalina Foothills neighborhood has more Eastern European and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 2.8% have Greek 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 La Paloma / Catalina Foothills neighborhood in Tucson 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 85.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.5% 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 63.6% of America's neighborhoods.
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 La Paloma / Catalina Foothills neighborhood, 77.1% 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 13.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.9%), and 2.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the La Paloma / Catalina Foothills neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.9%).
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 La Paloma / Catalina Foothills neighborhood in Tucson, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (14.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.8%), and residents who report Asian roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.4%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (6.9%), among others. In addition, 15.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 La Paloma / Catalina Foothills neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (62.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (80.6%) 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.