Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East median real estate price is $259,430, which is more expensive than 51.2% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 40.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East is currently $2,071, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 60.8% of the neighborhoods in Texas.
Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in El Paso, Texas.
Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East 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 Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East 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.
Real estate vacancies in Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East are 4.5%, which is lower than one will find in 71.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East 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.
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 El Paso, the Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East 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, 90.9% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
One of the really interesting characteristics about the Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.5% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Texas.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 35.1% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Did you know that the Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East neighborhood has more Mexican and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 82.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 0.6% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 64.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East neighborhood in El Paso are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 19.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.9% of U.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 Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East neighborhood, 39.8% 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 22.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.6%), and 16.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 64.8% of households. Some people also speak English (34.2%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East neighborhood in El Paso, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (82.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (4.0%), and residents who report English roots (3.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (2.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.3%), among others. In addition, 19.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Sandy Creek / Vista Hills East neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (87.4%) 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 (9.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.