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Real Estate Prices and Overview
Cottleville / Weldon Spring median real estate price is $258,690, which is more expensive than 87.7% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 60.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Cottleville / Weldon Spring is currently $1,432, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in Missouri.
Cottleville / Weldon Spring is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in O'Fallon, Missouri.
Cottleville / Weldon Spring 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 Cottleville / Weldon Spring 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 Cottleville / Weldon Spring are 5.3%, which is lower than one will find in 72.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Cottleville / Weldon Spring 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
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Cottleville / Weldon Spring is among the best neighborhoods for families in Missouri. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.8% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Missouri. 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 Cottleville / Weldon Spring 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Cottleville / Weldon Spring neighborhood has more German and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 42.2% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 0.7% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
The Neighbors: Income
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 Cottleville / Weldon Spring neighborhood in O'Fallon are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 83.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.8% 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 85.9% of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
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 Cottleville / Weldon Spring neighborhood, 50.5% 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 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.4%), and 9.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Cottleville / Weldon Spring neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.3% of households. Some people also speak Polish (2.4%).
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
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 Cottleville / Weldon Spring neighborhood in O'Fallon, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (42.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.4%), and residents who report English roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.5%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.6%), 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 Cottleville / Weldon Spring neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.4%) 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 (8.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.