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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Verde Catalina median real estate price is $1,022,405, which is more expensive than 87.6% of the neighborhoods in Arizona and 85.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Verde Catalina is currently $3,176, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.1% of the neighborhoods in Arizona.

Verde Catalina is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tucson, Arizona.

Verde Catalina 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 Verde Catalina 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 9.5% in Verde Catalina. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Verde Catalina neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Verde Catalina community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in Arizona, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Verde Catalina 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 97.1% 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 and urban sophisticates.

Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Verde Catalina neighborhood, analysis shows that 25.3% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Occupations

The Verde Catalina neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 68.5% 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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Verde Catalina neighborhood has more Armenian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 4.6% have Dutch ancestry.

Verde Catalina is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% 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 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Verde Catalina 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 92.0% 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.

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 Verde Catalina neighborhood, 68.5% 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 18.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (9.3%), and 6.0% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Verde Catalina neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.6%).

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 Verde Catalina neighborhood in Tucson, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.7%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (6.9%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.8%), among others. In addition, 12.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Verde Catalina neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (68.2%) 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 (6.5%) . 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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