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 Santa Fe,
the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood stands out by having 100.0% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9% of all American
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, an interesting characteristic about the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood
is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.8%
of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of
incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the
country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely
high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile
detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion
of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.
Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 99.6%
of the adult residents in the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 37.0% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, more people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr
neighborhood than in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood has more
Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 95.5% of the real estate in the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Furthermore, the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 73.0% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.