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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Scott Highlands East median real estate price is $418,974, which is more expensive than 75.2% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota and 63.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Scott Highlands East is currently $2,347, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.1% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota.

Scott Highlands East is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Apple Valley, Minnesota.

Scott Highlands East 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 Scott Highlands East neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Scott Highlands East, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Scott Highlands East is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Apple Valley, the Scott Highlands East neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Real estate in the Scott Highlands East neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Scott Highlands East neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Scott Highlands East stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 90.9% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Furthermore, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Scott Highlands East neighborhood could be your paradise. With 23.4% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 5.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Scott Highlands East 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 Scott Highlands East community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Scott Highlands East neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Minnesota by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Also, 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 Scott Highlands East neighborhood may actually hold the key. 67.9% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Scott Highlands East neighborhood has more German and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 47.6% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 13.8% have Norwegian 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 Scott Highlands East neighborhood in Apple Valley 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 94.4% 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.

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 Scott Highlands East neighborhood, 67.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 12.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (12.4%), and 7.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Scott Highlands East neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.4% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.9%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Scott Highlands East neighborhood in Apple Valley, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (47.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.0%), and residents who report English roots (14.9%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (13.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Scott Highlands East neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (8.4%) . 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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