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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way median real estate price is $295,414, which is more expensive than 55.8% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 41.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way is currently $2,475, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.6% of the neighborhoods in Texas.

Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Houston, Texas.

Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way 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 Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way are 3.1%, which is lower than one will find in 79.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way 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 Houston, the Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 95.2% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

In addition, the Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way 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 99.5% 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 98.5% of all neighborhoods in America.

People

The Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 90.5% 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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 1.0% have Finnish ancestry.

Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way neighborhood in Houston 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 92.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.3% 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 77.7% 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 Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way neighborhood, 65.0% 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 20.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (9.6%), and 5.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.8% of households. Some people also speak German/Yiddish (2.9%).

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 Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way neighborhood in Houston, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (4.9%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.4%), 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 Appalachian Trl / Mountain Peak Way neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (33.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (69.2%) 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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