Rock Creek median real estate price is $262,743, which is more expensive than 65.5% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 40.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Rock Creek is currently $1,247, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.2% of Missouri neighborhoods.
Rock Creek is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in High Ridge, Missouri.
Rock Creek real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Rock Creek 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 6.3% in Rock Creek. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 59.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
Did you know that the Rock Creek neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.3% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.
Rock Creek is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Rock Creek neighborhood in High Ridge are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 54.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.2% 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 Rock Creek neighborhood, 41.7% 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 21.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.5%), and 15.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Rock Creek neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.1% of households. Some people also speak Italian (9.1%).
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 Rock Creek neighborhood in High Ridge, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (36.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.
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 Rock Creek neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (78.5%) 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 (10.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.