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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Ridgemont / Dietrich Village median real estate price is $494,660, which is more expensive than 94.0% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 71.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Ridgemont / Dietrich Village is currently $2,115, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.3% of the neighborhoods in Missouri.

Ridgemont / Dietrich Village is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ballwin, Missouri.

Ridgemont / Dietrich Village 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Ridgemont / Dietrich Village 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.4% in Ridgemont / Dietrich Village. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 58.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Ballwin, the Ridgemont / Dietrich Village neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Ridgemont / Dietrich Village neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in Missouri, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Ridgemont / Dietrich Village 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 Missouri, 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 97.3% of neighborhoods in MO. If a Missouri 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.

Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 74.0% of the adults living in the Ridgemont / Dietrich Village neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Ridgemont / Dietrich Village 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, 81.9% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Diversity

Did you know that the Ridgemont / Dietrich Village neighborhood has more Welsh and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 0.7% have Armenian ancestry.

Ridgemont / Dietrich Village is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.6% 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 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Ridgemont / Dietrich Village neighborhood in Ballwin are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 78.7% 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.

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 Ridgemont / Dietrich Village neighborhood, 68.1% 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 15.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.4%), and 4.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Ridgemont / Dietrich Village neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Urdu (the national language of Pakistan) and Langs. of India.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Ridgemont / Dietrich Village neighborhood in Ballwin, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.8%), and residents who report English roots (17.7%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (7.1%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.4%), 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 Ridgemont / Dietrich Village neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (84.9%) 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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