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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln median real estate price is $322,041, which is more expensive than 58.8% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 44.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln is currently $2,941, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.6% of the neighborhoods in Texas.

Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Houston, Texas.

Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln 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 Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln 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 Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln are 5.7%, which is lower than one will find in 61.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln 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

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.

People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln neighborhood about it; they already know. 25.9% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

In addition, an extraordinary 12.2% of the residents of the Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln 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.

Also, the Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln neighborhood stands out within Texas for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 9.6% of college-friendly places to live in TX.

Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln 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, 87.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

In addition, the Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln 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 98.3% 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 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln neighborhood has more Cuban and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 1.2% have Brazilian 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 Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln neighborhood in Houston are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.8% 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 75.9% 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 Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln neighborhood, 54.4% 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 19.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.2%), and 10.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln neighborhood is English, spoken by 65.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (32.6%).

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 Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln neighborhood in Houston, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (20.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.0%), and residents who report Cuban roots (14.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (13.9%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.4%), among others. In addition, 11.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Royal Garden Dr / Shangrila Ln neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (42.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (79.5%) 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 (9.8%) . 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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