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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Sunset median real estate price is $442,666, which is more expensive than 35.8% of the neighborhoods in Utah and 63.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Sunset is currently $1,358, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 85.6% of Utah neighborhoods.

Sunset is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Provo, Utah.

Sunset 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 Sunset 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 Sunset, the current vacancy rate is 2.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Sunset 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.

People

An extraordinary 11.9% of the residents of the Sunset neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Diversity

Did you know that the Sunset neighborhood has more Swedish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 26.3% have English ancestry.

Sunset is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Sunset neighborhood in Provo are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.3% 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 Sunset neighborhood, 33.3% 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 22.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.7%), and 21.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Sunset neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (25.3%).

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 Sunset neighborhood in Provo, UT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (26.3%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (24.8%), and residents who report German roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (8.1%), along with some Danish ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 18.1% 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 Sunset neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (72.0%) 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 (14.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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