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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North median real estate price is $1,156,836, which is more expensive than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in Arizona and 94.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North is currently $4,409, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in Arizona.

Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Phoenix, Arizona.

Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North are 4.7%, which is lower than one will find in 68.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Phoenix, the Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

In the Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 34.1% 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 98.5% 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North is among the best neighborhoods for families in Arizona. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.1% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Arizona. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, college students and urban sophisticates.

In addition, 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 Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood is wealthier than 97.0% 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.

Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 96.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.4% of neighborhoods in America.

In addition, one way that the Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.8% 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.

Furthermore, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood's real estate landscape than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 74.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Diversity

Did you know that the Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood has more Lebanese and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 7.5% have Norwegian 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 Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood in Phoenix 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 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.3% 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 60.5% 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 Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood, 57.3% 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 22.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.0%), and 8.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.6%).

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 Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood in Phoenix, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.3%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (7.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Colina Del Norte / Desert Foothills North neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (63.3%) 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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