Laura Heights / City Center median real estate price is $494,052, which is more expensive than 84.3% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 70.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Laura Heights / City Center is currently $2,922, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 86.5% of the neighborhoods in Texas.
Laura Heights / City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Helotes, Texas.
Laura Heights / City Center 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 Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Laura Heights / City Center, the current vacancy rate is 2.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Laura Heights / City Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Helotes, the Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.2% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 97.8% of all neighborhoods in America.
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood. A whopping 74.4% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Furthermore, one way that the Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
With 1.7% of employed workers living in the Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 96.1% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
The Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 92.1% of Texas neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Did you know that the Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish 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 Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood in Helotes 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 86.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.7% 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 60.2% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood, 53.1% 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 25.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.7%), and 9.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (19.9%).
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 Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood in Helotes, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (41.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.6%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.
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 Laura Heights / City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (74.3%) 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 (9.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.