The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point median real estate price is $772,318, which is more expensive than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 88.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point is currently $2,369, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.2% of the neighborhoods in Texas.
The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Austin, Texas.
The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point 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 The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point are 4.0%, which is lower than one will find in 74.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point 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.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Austin, the The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point 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 The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point 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 The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point neighborhood may actually hold the key. 76.4% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, if you are planning to retire in Texas, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Texas, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.6% of neighborhoods in TX. If a Texas retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Finally, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 35.9% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 13.1% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
In the The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 29.6% 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 98.5% 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.
With 1.5% of employed workers living in the The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 95.6% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Did you know that the The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 4.3% have Scots-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 The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point neighborhood in Austin are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 83.1% 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 The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point neighborhood, 64.0% 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 28.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.0%), and 4.3% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (17.2%).
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 The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point neighborhood in Austin, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (20.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (7.7%), and residents who report South American roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.0%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.1%), among others. In addition, 24.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 The Bluffs Of Great Hills / Prominent Point neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (68.4%) 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.