W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr median real estate price is $267,043, which is more expensive than 54.2% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 41.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr is currently $3,307, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.3% of the neighborhoods in Texas.
W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in La Porte, Texas.
W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood 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 apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr 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.
In W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr, the current vacancy rate is 0.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
The W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr 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 99.4% 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 98.1% of all neighborhoods in America.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr neighborhood stands out by having 90.1% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.3% of all American neighborhoods.
With more than 1.6% of residents living with a same sex partner, W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, the W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 9.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Texas. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr neighborhood in La Porte 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 91.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.8% 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 62.7% 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 W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr neighborhood, 41.1% 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 24.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.3%), and 16.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
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 W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr neighborhood in La Porte, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (28.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.8%), and residents who report German roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.
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 W Fairmont Pkwy / Driftwood Dr neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.1%) 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.