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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Star is $644,558, which is more expensive than 85.2% of the neighborhoods in Idaho and 78.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Star City Center is currently $1,953, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.8% of the neighborhoods in Idaho.

Star City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Star, Idaho.

Real estate in the City Center of Star, ID 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 City Center neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Star City Center, the current vacancy rate is 1.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Star City Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Star City Center neighborhood may actually hold the key. 72.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, an extraordinary 11.2% of the residents of the Star City Center 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.

Also, the Star City Center neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 7.7% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Idaho. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.

Real Estate

Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Star City Center neighborhood's real estate landscape than 96.6% 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, 74.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Star City Center (24.0%) than in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Star City Center neighborhood has more Welsh and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 37.9% have English ancestry.

Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Star City Center neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

The Neighbors

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 City Center neighborhood in Star are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 56.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.9% of U.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 Star City Center neighborhood, 47.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.7%), and 12.5% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Star City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

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 City Center neighborhood in Star, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (37.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (24.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (10.7%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (9.2%), among others.

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 Star City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (64.6%) 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 (24.0%) . 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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