Real Estate Prices and Overview
E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd median real estate prices are $26,172, which is less expensive than 99.1% of Nevada neighborhoods
and 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd are currently
$1,102, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 78.0% of Nevada neighborhoods.
E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Las Vegas, Nevada.
E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd 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 small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.3%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.7% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
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 Las Vegas,
the E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (44.4%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd neighborhood has more
Cuban and Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 1.6% have Spanish ancestry.
E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Navajo at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd
In the E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 93.0% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd 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, 89.2% 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 E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd neighborhood in Las Vegas are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 89.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 58.8% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.9%
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 E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd neighborhood, 55.6%
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 24.5% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(14.7%), and 5.2% in executive, management, and professional 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 E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd neighborhood in Las Vegas, NV, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(31.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (6.3%) , and residents who report Irish roots (5.0%) , and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (3.3%) , along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (3.1%), among others. In addition, 20.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 57.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).
Getting to Work
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 E Sahara Ave / S Lamb Blvd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.9% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (74.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (11.6%) and 8.5% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.