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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Fair Oaks Ranch median real estate price is $576,498, which is more expensive than 89.5% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 77.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Fair Oaks Ranch is currently $2,341, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.1% of the neighborhoods in Texas.

Fair Oaks Ranch is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bulverde, Texas.

Fair Oaks Ranch real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Fair Oaks Ranch neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Fair Oaks Ranch are 3.4%, which is lower than one will find in 78.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Fair Oaks Ranch 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

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 Bulverde, the Fair Oaks Ranch neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Fair Oaks Ranch neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, the Fair Oaks Ranch neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Texas. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.

Diversity

Did you know that the Fair Oaks Ranch neighborhood has more Swedish and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 7.4% have French 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 Fair Oaks Ranch neighborhood in Bulverde are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 67.9% 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.

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 Fair Oaks Ranch neighborhood, 52.1% 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 29.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (10.0%), and 8.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Fair Oaks Ranch neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian and Polish.

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 Fair Oaks Ranch neighborhood in Bulverde, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (23.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.5%), and residents who report French roots (7.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.5%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (5.5%), among others.

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 Fair Oaks Ranch neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (30.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (76.2%) 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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