Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Carrollton are $116,958, which is more expensive than 53.4% of the neighborhoods
in Texas and 32.0% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Carrollton City Center are currently
$904, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 46.0% of Texas neighborhoods.
Carrollton City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Carrollton, Texas.
Real estate in the City Center of Carrollton, TX 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 City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Carrollton City Center, the current vacancy rate is 3.9%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.6% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Carrollton City Center
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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: Modes of Transportation
In the Carrollton City Center neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
31.6% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Carrollton City Center
neighborhood than in 98.2% 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: 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 Carrollton City Center
What is interesting to note, is that the Carrollton City Center
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(51.8%) than are found in 98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Carrollton City Center neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 61.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Carrollton City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% 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 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 City Center neighborhood in Carrollton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 65.6% 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 77.2%
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 Carrollton City Center neighborhood, 44.9%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 29.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(16.9%), and 9.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 City Center neighborhood in Carrollton, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(61.9%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (5.8%) , and residents who report German roots (1.8%) , and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (1.8%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (1.8%), among others. In addition, 51.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Carrollton City Center
neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 68.4% of households. Some people also speak English (25.4%).
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 Carrollton City Center neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.7% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (62.9%) 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 (31.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.