Long Canyon / Westminster Glen median real estate price is $1,070,983, which is more expensive than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 94.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Long Canyon / Westminster Glen is currently $2,466, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.4% of the neighborhoods in Texas.
Long Canyon / Westminster Glen is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Austin, Texas.
Long Canyon / Westminster Glen 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Long Canyon / Westminster Glen 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 Long Canyon / Westminster Glen are 5.9%, which is lower than one will find in 62.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Long Canyon / Westminster Glen 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.
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.
A majority of the adults in the Long Canyon / Westminster Glen 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 Texas by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in Texas. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
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 Long Canyon / Westminster Glen neighborhood may actually hold the key. 68.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Long Canyon / Westminster Glen neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 74.6% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In the Long Canyon / Westminster Glen neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 26.3% 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 97.2% 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.
The Long Canyon / Westminster Glen neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 71.3% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.
Did you know that the Long Canyon / Westminster Glen neighborhood has more Iranian and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 0.5% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
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 Long Canyon / Westminster Glen neighborhood in Austin 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 93.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.1% 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 68.1% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Long Canyon / Westminster Glen neighborhood, 71.3% 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 19.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.5%), and 4.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Long Canyon / Westminster Glen neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.9%).
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 Long Canyon / Westminster Glen neighborhood in Austin, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (9.0%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 16.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Long Canyon / Westminster Glen neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (70.5%) 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.