Real Estate Prices and Overview
S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd median real estate prices are $158,360, which is more expensive than 45.5% of the neighborhoods
in Arizona and 49.2% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd are currently
$852, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 65.1% of Arizona neighborhoods.
S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Mesa, Arizona.
S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd has a 13.1% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
67.0% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 6.4% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd neighborhood has more
Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd neighborhood stands out within Arizona
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 10%
of college-friendly places to live in AZ.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd 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, 87.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
The Neighbors: Income
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 S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd neighborhood in Mesa are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 81.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 33.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.1%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd neighborhood, 37.6%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(17.5%), and 14.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: 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 S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd neighborhood in Mesa, AZ, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(31.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.2%) , and residents who report Native American roots (5.0%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.5%) , along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.8%), among others. In addition, 20.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 65.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (30.8%).
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 S Dobson Rd / W Broadway Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.2% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (56.1%) 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 (15.1%) and 9.8% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.