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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes median real estate price is $422,764, which is more expensive than 89.5% of the neighborhoods in Nebraska and 63.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes is currently $1,916, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 84.9% of the neighborhoods in Nebraska.

Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Real Estate

Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 80.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.

In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 24.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

People

If you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 13.2% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of Nebraska.

Diversity

Did you know that the Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes neighborhood has more Danish and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 34.6% have German ancestry.

Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.4% 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 Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes neighborhood in Lincoln 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 87.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.9% 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 72.4% 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 Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes neighborhood, 58.0% 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 19.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.2%), and 10.8% 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 Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.

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 Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes neighborhood in Lincoln, NE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (34.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.7%), and residents who report English roots (8.2%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.0%), 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 Vintage Heights / Heritage Lakes neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.1%) 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 (6.3%) . 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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