Misty Oaks median real estate price is $279,090, which is more expensive than 57.8% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 45.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Misty Oaks is currently $1,688, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 60.8% of Texas neighborhoods.
Misty Oaks is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in San Antonio, Texas.
Misty Oaks 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 Misty Oaks 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.
In Misty Oaks, the current vacancy rate is 1.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Misty Oaks 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 San Antonio, the Misty Oaks neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Misty Oaks stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 87.2% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Did you know that the Misty Oaks neighborhood has more French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Misty Oaks neighborhood in San Antonio are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 56.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.4% 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 77.4% 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 Misty Oaks neighborhood, 40.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 20.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.8%), and 19.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Misty Oaks neighborhood is English, spoken by 75.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
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 Misty Oaks neighborhood in San Antonio, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (48.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report French roots (6.9%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.7%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Misty Oaks neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (80.4%) 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 (11.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.