N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd median real estate price is $300,768, which is more expensive than 48.4% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 40.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd is currently $1,393, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 82.7% of Texas neighborhoods.
N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lubbock, Texas.
N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Lubbock, the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 45.8% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.8% of America's neighborhoods.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood 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 N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 34.3% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd 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 8.5% of college-friendly places to live in TX. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 69.4% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
There are more people living in the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (56.9%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.
In the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 17.2% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 97.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Did you know that the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 2.5% have Native American ancestry.
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood. In the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
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 N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood in Lubbock are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 72.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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.
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 N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood, 45.0% 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 43.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.1%), and 5.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 64.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (25.4%).
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 N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood in Lubbock, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (20.5%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report German roots (10.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.1%), among others. In addition, 21.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 N Loop 289 / Whisperwood Blvd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (69.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (66.4%) 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 (17.2%) and 13.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.