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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Willow Creek Ranchettes median real estate price is $925,820, which is more expensive than 94.8% of the neighborhoods in Utah and 92.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Willow Creek Ranchettes is currently $3,110, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.6% of the neighborhoods in Utah.

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

Willow Creek Ranchettes real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Willow Creek Ranchettes 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 Willow Creek Ranchettes, the current vacancy rate is 2.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Willow Creek Ranchettes 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 Sandy, the Willow Creek Ranchettes neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

One way that the Willow Creek Ranchettes neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.8% 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 Willow Creek Ranchettes 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, 84.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Willow Creek Ranchettes neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.7% of neighborhoods in America.

Modes of Transportation

In the Willow Creek Ranchettes neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 27.0% 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 97.6% 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.

People

The Willow Creek Ranchettes neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 93.9% 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 and families with school-aged children.

Diversity

Did you know that the Willow Creek Ranchettes neighborhood has more Danish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 30.5% have English ancestry.

Willow Creek Ranchettes is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.0% 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 Willow Creek Ranchettes 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 93.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.4% 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 67.1% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Willow Creek Ranchettes neighborhood, 49.1% 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 30.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.9%), and 4.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Willow Creek Ranchettes neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).

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 Willow Creek Ranchettes neighborhood in Sandy, UT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (30.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.7%), and residents who report Scottish roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.3%), along with some Danish ancestry residents (5.9%), 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 Willow Creek Ranchettes neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (67.8%) 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.


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