University Park, TX (Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave)




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About University Park, TX (Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave median real estate price is $1,446,878, which is more expensive than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 99.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave is currently $3,078, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in Texas.

Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in University Park, Texas.

Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave 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 Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave, the current vacancy rate is 1.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 94.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave is among the best neighborhoods for families in Texas. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 100.0% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Texas. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and highly educated executives.

Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 89.8% of the adults living in the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Finally, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood may actually hold the key. 74.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood has more English and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.8% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 5.0% have Scottish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 100.0% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, real estate in the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 16.2% 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 98.7% 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.

Also, our research reveals that 94.6% of commuters who live in the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 70.8% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood in University Park are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% 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.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood, 70.8% 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 20.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (5.4%), and 3.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood in University Park, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (29.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (24.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.4%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (6.8%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.1%).

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 Hillcrest Ave / Amherst Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (94.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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University Park 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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University Park 0.101011101001110
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University Park 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
P A S S Learning Ctr
1673 Terre Colony Ct
Dallas, TX, 75212
M-M
Highland Park Alter Ed Ctr
4220 Emerson Ave
Dallas, TX, 75205
M-M
Armstrong Elementary
3600 Cornell Ave
Dallas, TX, 75205
KG-04
Bradfield Elementary
4300 Southern Ave
Dallas, TX, 75205
PK-04
Highland Park H S
4220 Emerson Ave
Dallas, TX, 75205
09-12
Highland Park Middle
3555 Granada Ave
Dallas, TX, 75205
07-08
University Park Elementary
3505 Amherst Ave
Dallas, TX, 75225
KG-04
Mcculloch Intermediate School
3555 Granada Ave
Dallas, TX, 75205
05-06
Hyer El
3920 Caruth Blvd
Dallas, TX, 75225
KG-04

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