Houston, TX (Rice U / Rice Blvd)




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About Houston, TX (Rice U / Rice Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Rice U / Rice Blvd real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Rice U / Rice Blvd is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Rice U / Rice Blvd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Houston, Texas.

Rice U / Rice Blvd real estate is primarily made up of . Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Rice U / Rice Blvd neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Rice U / Rice Blvd, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Rice U / Rice Blvd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Rice U / Rice Blvd neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Rice U / Rice Blvd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Rice U / Rice Blvd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, an extraordinary 98.1% of the residents of the Rice U / Rice Blvd neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Rice U / Rice Blvd choose to walk to work each day (52.9%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 10.4% of residents in the Rice U / Rice Blvd neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Rice U / Rice Blvd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 73.5% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Rice U / Rice Blvd neighborhood has more Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry.

Rice U / Rice Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Rice U / Rice Blvd neighborhood in Houston are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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.

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 Rice U / Rice Blvd neighborhood, 54.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.7%).

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 Rice U / Rice Blvd neighborhood in Houston, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (25.8%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (10.5%), and residents who report German roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.9%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (6.5%), among others. In addition, 18.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: 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 Rice U / Rice Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Korean and South Asian languages.

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 Rice U / Rice Blvd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (73.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (52.9%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (22.9%) and 10.4% of residents also bicycle for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rice U / Rice Blvd 0.101011101001110
Houston 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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Rice U / Rice Blvd 0.101011101001110
Houston 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Rice U / Rice Blvd 0.101011101001110
Houston 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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