Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Carrollton are $116,958, which is more expensive than 53.6% of the neighborhoods
in Texas and 32.1% 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 45.5% 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
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 Carrollton,
the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Carrollton City Center
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
44.9% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 98.2% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
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 complimentary 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
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
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
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 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.