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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Oakville West median real estate price is $365,612, which is more expensive than 78.1% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 50.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Oakville West is currently $1,858, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.9% of the neighborhoods in Missouri.

Oakville West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in St. Louis, Missouri.

Oakville West 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 Oakville West 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.

Real estate vacancies in Oakville West are 3.1%, which is lower than one will find in 79.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Oakville West is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Oakville West neighborhood stands out by having 90.2% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.6% of all American neighborhoods.

People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Oakville West neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.9% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Missouri. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Diversity

Did you know that the Oakville West neighborhood has more German and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 41.0% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 1.2% have Croatian ancestry.

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 Oakville West neighborhood in St. Louis 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 87.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.5% of U.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 Oakville West neighborhood, 43.0% 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 33.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.8%), and 7.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Oakville West neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.1% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Oakville West neighborhood in St. Louis, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (41.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.7%), and residents who report English roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (5.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Oakville West neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (90.2%) 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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