Westbrooke / Ivy Trace median real estate price is $295,769, which is more expensive than 68.1% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 44.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Westbrooke / Ivy Trace is currently $1,946, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.5% of the neighborhoods in Missouri.
Westbrooke / Ivy Trace is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ballwin, Missouri.
Westbrooke / Ivy Trace real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Westbrooke / Ivy Trace 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.
In Westbrooke / Ivy Trace, the current vacancy rate is 1.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Westbrooke / Ivy Trace is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Westbrooke / Ivy Trace 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 Westbrooke / Ivy Trace community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Westbrooke / Ivy Trace 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, 89.2% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Did you know that the Westbrooke / Ivy Trace neighborhood has more Yugoslav and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 23.5% have Irish ancestry.
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 Westbrooke / Ivy Trace 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 81.5% 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 Westbrooke / Ivy Trace neighborhood, 59.1% 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 21.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.0%), and 9.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Westbrooke / Ivy Trace neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.4% of households.
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 Westbrooke / Ivy Trace neighborhood in Ballwin, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (34.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (23.5%), and residents who report English roots (9.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.8%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.6%), among others.
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 Westbrooke / Ivy Trace neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (87.0%) 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.