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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Blanco is $445,921, which is more expensive than 77.9% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 64.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Blanco City Center is currently $1,364, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 87.7% of Texas neighborhoods.

Blanco City Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Blanco, Texas.

Real estate in the City Center of Blanco, TX is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Blanco City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (13.9%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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.

People

If you are planning to retire in Texas, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Blanco City Center 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 96.3% of neighborhoods in TX. If a Texas retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 26 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 93.5% of America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Blanco City Center neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 City Center neighborhood in Blanco are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 10.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.1% of U.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 Blanco City Center neighborhood, 33.5% 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 30.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (27.7%), and 6.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Blanco City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.2%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Blanco, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.5%), and residents who report Mexican roots (21.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (17.5%), along with some French ancestry residents (6.0%), among others. In addition, 10.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

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 Blanco City Center neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (34.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (77.1%) 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 (10.4%) . 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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