About Houston, TX (Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr median real estate price is $285,860, which is more expensive than 72.7% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 55.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr is currently $2,411, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.8% of the neighborhoods in Texas.

Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Houston, Texas.

Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr 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 Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr, the current vacancy rate is 3.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr 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, 95.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

In addition, one way that the Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.5% 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.

Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.1% of neighborhoods in America.

Also of note, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.7% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr neighborhood, where 33.5% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 12.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 95.1% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr neighborhood has more Portuguese and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 1.9% have Cuban ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr 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 91.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.8% 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 79.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr neighborhood, 63.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 13.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.8%), and 11.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.3%).

The Neighbors: 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 Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr neighborhood in Houston, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (14.7%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (13.4%), and residents who report German roots (12.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (11.3%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (11.1%), among others. In addition, 12.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Brook Forest Dr / Running Springs Dr neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.9%) 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 (5.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Armand Bayou Elementary School
16000 Hickory Knoll Dr
Houston, TX 77059
PK-05
Clear Lake H S School
2929 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
09-12
Space Center Int School
17400 Saturn Ln
Houston, TX 77058
06-08
Brookwood Elementary School
16850 Middlebrook Dr
Houston, TX 77059
PK-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

CLEAR CREEK ISD


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Better than of TX school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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