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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Lakeway East median real estate price is $697,715, which is more expensive than 93.3% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 82.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lakeway East is currently $2,461, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.0% of the neighborhoods in Texas.

Lakeway East is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lakeway, Texas.

Lakeway East 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 Lakeway East 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.

Lakeway East has a 12.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.4% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (7.1%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

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

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Lakeway East 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 Lakeway East community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 99.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Lakeway East neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Also, if you are planning to retire in Texas, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Lakeway East may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Texas, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.0% of neighborhoods in TX. If a Texas retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.

Modes of Transportation

In the Lakeway East neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 38.8% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Diversity

Did you know that the Lakeway East neighborhood has more British and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.4% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 5.4% have Swedish 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 Lakeway East neighborhood in Lakeway 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 93.3% 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 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 Lakeway East neighborhood, 59.4% 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 27.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.6%), and 3.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lakeway East neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.0%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Lakeway East neighborhood in Lakeway, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.4%), and residents who report Mexican roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.3%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.

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 Lakeway East neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (54.4%) 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 (6.9%) . 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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