Westover / Sunset Terrace median real estate price is $160,076, which is less expensive than 74.8% of Texas neighborhoods and 81.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Westover / Sunset Terrace is currently $1,867, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.0% of Texas neighborhoods.
Westover / Sunset Terrace is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pasadena, Texas.
Westover / Sunset Terrace real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Westover / Sunset Terrace neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.6% in Westover / Sunset Terrace. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Westover / Sunset Terrace neighborhood than in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Westover / Sunset Terrace neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 41.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
The Westover / Sunset Terrace neighborhood is unique for having just 2.9% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3% of America's neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Westover / Sunset Terrace neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 88.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Westover / Sunset Terrace is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 72.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Westover / Sunset Terrace neighborhood in Pasadena are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 61.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 15.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.9% of U.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 Westover / Sunset Terrace neighborhood, 48.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.2%), and 12.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Westover / Sunset Terrace neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 72.0% of households. Some people also speak English (27.4%).
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 Westover / Sunset Terrace neighborhood in Pasadena, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (88.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (1.3%), and residents who report Swedish roots (1.1%). In addition, 40.1% 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 Westover / Sunset Terrace neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (72.9%) 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 (19.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.