Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates median real estate price is $469,972, which is more expensive than 94.0% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 71.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates is currently $2,728, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in Missouri.
Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lee's Summit, Missouri.
Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates, the current vacancy rate is 0.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates 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 Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates 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 Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, 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 Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates neighborhood may actually hold the key. 73.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, a majority of the adults in the Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates 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 Missouri by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in Missouri. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students, families with school-aged children and active retirees.
Real estate in the Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates 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 99.2% 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.
In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 95.7% of all American neighborhoods.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 44.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
In the Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 31.2% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Did you know that the Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 34.5% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.
Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates neighborhood in Lee's Summit 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 90.8% 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 Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates neighborhood, 56.6% 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 30.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (8.7%), and 4.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% of households.
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 Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates neighborhood in Lee's Summit, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (34.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (19.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.5%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.2%), 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 Raintree / Raintree Lake Estates neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (67.8%) 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.