Real Estate Prices and Overview
Drexel Heights median real estate prices are $102,597, which is less expensive than 80.9% of Arizona neighborhoods
and 74.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Drexel Heights are currently
$776, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 85.5% of Arizona neighborhoods.
Drexel Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Tucson, Arizona.
Drexel Heights real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Drexel Heights neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.8% in
Drexel Heights. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 47.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Drexel Heights neighborhood has more
Mexican and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 64.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 3.3% have Native American ancestry.
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 Drexel Heights neighborhood in Tucson are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 75.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 34.3% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 78.3%
of U.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 Drexel Heights neighborhood, 33.6%
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 31.5% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(19.7%), and 15.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Drexel Heights neighborhood in Tucson, AZ, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(64.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (6.4%) , and residents who report Native American roots (3.3%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (2.9%) , along with some English ancestry residents (2.5%), among others. In addition, 23.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Drexel Heights
neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 57.6% of households. Some people also speak English (41.5%).
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 Drexel Heights neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.5%) 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 (8.2%) and 6.5% 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.