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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Star North median real estate price is $582,751, which is more expensive than 72.4% of the neighborhoods in Idaho and 72.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Star North is currently $1,546, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 45.5% of Idaho neighborhoods.

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

Star North real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Star North neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Star North, the current vacancy rate is 1.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Star North is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Star North 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 Star North community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Star North is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.2% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Idaho, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Idaho.

Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Star North neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 44.9% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 97.1% of American neighborhoods.

Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Star North neighborhood. A whopping 74.9% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Diversity

Did you know that the Star North neighborhood has more Scottish and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 8.2% have French Canadian ancestry.

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 Star North 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 57.4% 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.

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 Star North neighborhood, 44.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 33.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.2%), and 4.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Star North neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.7%).

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 Star North neighborhood in Star, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (28.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (20.3%), and residents who report Scottish roots (9.9%), and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (8.2%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.8%), 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 North neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.7%) 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.


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