Houston, TX (Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd)




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About Houston, TX (Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd median real estate price is $394,986, which is more expensive than 84.0% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 71.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd is currently $1,226, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.7% of the neighborhoods in Texas.

Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Houston, Texas.

Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd has a 11.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 63.0% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Westheimer Rd / Montrose 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 Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 56.7% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 37.3% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd neighborhood has more Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 83.6% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.


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 Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd 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 62.8% of the neighborhoods in America. 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

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd neighborhood, 61.1% 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 18.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.1%), and 5.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd neighborhood in Houston, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report English roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (8.9%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.2%), among others. In addition, 10.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.8%).

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 Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (6.5%) and 5.3% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. 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

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 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)

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Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd 0.101011101001110
Houston 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Westheimer Rd / Montrose Blvd 0.101011101001110
Houston 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31
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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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Better than of US school districts.

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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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