West University Place, TX (Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd)








About West University Place, TX (Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd median real estate price is $1,141,768, which is more expensive than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 97.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd is currently $2,705, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in Texas.

Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West University Place, Texas.

Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd, the current vacancy rate is 3.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 West University Place, the Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.9% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, college students and highly educated executives.

In addition, 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 Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood may actually hold the key. 79.6% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood is wealthier than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 89.3% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 32.1% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 79.4% of the workforce in the Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Furthermore, with 1.3% of employed workers living in the Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 96.0% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.2% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood has more Iranian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 1.3% have Austrian ancestry.

Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood in West University Place are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.7% 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 80.2% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood, 79.4% 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 10.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.3%).

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish and Chinese.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood in West University Place, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report Asian roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.8%), among others. In addition, 20.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Buffalo Speedway / Sunset Blvd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (92.5%) 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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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Lamar H S School
3325 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77098
09-12
Pershing Middle School
3838 Blue Bonnet
Houston, TX 77025
06-08
West University Elementary School
3756 University Blvd
Houston, TX 77005
PK-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

HOUSTON ISD


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District Quality Compared to Texas

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Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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