Sugar House East median real estate price is $976,566, which is more expensive than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in Utah and 93.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Sugar House East is currently $3,011, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.3% of the neighborhoods in Utah.
Sugar House East is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Sugar House East real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Sugar House East neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Sugar House East has a 10.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 62.4% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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 Salt Lake City, the Sugar House East neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Sugar House East neighborhood, is that an incredible 83.8% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.
In addition, one way that the Sugar House East neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.6% 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.
A majority of the adults in the Sugar House East neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Utah by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in Utah. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Sugar House East neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 73.7% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Sugar House East neighborhood has more British and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.8% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 32.2% have English 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 Sugar House East neighborhood in Salt Lake City 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 93.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.5% 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 73.7% 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 Sugar House East neighborhood, 65.4% 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 14.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.9%), and 8.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Sugar House East neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.4%).
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 Sugar House East neighborhood in Salt Lake City, UT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (32.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.4%), and residents who report British roots (9.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.7%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (5.6%), 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 Sugar House East neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.2% 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 a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.