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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Leander Northwest median real estate price is $374,842, which is more expensive than 64.2% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 49.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Leander Northwest is currently $1,319, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 83.8% of Texas neighborhoods.

Leander Northwest is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Leander, Texas.

Leander Northwest real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Leander Northwest 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.5% in Leander Northwest. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 50.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Leander, the Leander Northwest neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

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

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Leander Northwest is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.6% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Texas, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Texas. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for first-time home buyers.

Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Leander Northwest neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.1% of neighborhoods in America.

Modes of Transportation

In the Leander Northwest neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 29.4% 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 96.6% 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.

Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Leander Northwest neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 35.0% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Diversity

Did you know that the Leander Northwest neighborhood has more Greek and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 10.6% have Russian 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 Leander Northwest neighborhood in Leander are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.2% 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.

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 Leander Northwest neighborhood, 50.4% 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 23.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.8%), and 8.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Leander Northwest neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.1%).

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 Leander Northwest neighborhood in Leander, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (19.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report Russian roots (10.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (9.6%), along with some Greek ancestry residents (9.5%), 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 Leander Northwest neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (42.0% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (58.3%) 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 (7.5%) . 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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