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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Granite median real estate price is $794,378, which is more expensive than 87.8% of the neighborhoods in Utah and 86.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Granite is currently $3,380, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in Utah.

Granite is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sandy, Utah.

Granite real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Granite 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 Granite, the current vacancy rate is 1.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Granite is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

One way that the Granite neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.5% 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, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Granite 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, 81.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

People

The Granite neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 94.7% of Utah neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Diversity

Did you know that the Granite neighborhood has more English and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.4% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 4.1% have Danish ancestry.

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 Granite neighborhood in Sandy 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 90.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.2% 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 74.3% 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 Granite neighborhood, 54.5% 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 21.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.1%), and 10.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Granite neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.0%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Granite neighborhood in Sandy, UT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (33.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (5.3%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.1%), among others.

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 Granite neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (63.4%) 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 (10.1%) . 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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