Hillcrest / Inspiration Hills median real estate price is $235,708, which is more expensive than 46.0% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 34.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Hillcrest / Inspiration Hills is currently $1,662, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.2% of Texas neighborhoods.
Hillcrest / Inspiration Hills is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in San Antonio, Texas.
Hillcrest / Inspiration Hills 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Hillcrest / Inspiration Hills 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 8.2% in Hillcrest / Inspiration Hills. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
Did you know that the Hillcrest / Inspiration Hills neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 74.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
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 Hillcrest / Inspiration Hills neighborhood in San Antonio are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 77.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 16.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.1% of U.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 Hillcrest / Inspiration Hills neighborhood, 33.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 31.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.8%), and 16.2% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Hillcrest / Inspiration Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 55.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (40.3%).
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 Hillcrest / Inspiration Hills neighborhood in San Antonio, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (74.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (5.1%), and residents who report Scottish roots (4.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.5%), among others. In addition, 12.5% 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 Hillcrest / Inspiration Hills neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (75.5%) 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 (18.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.