Real Estate Prices and Overview
S 2nd Ave / Carl St median real estate prices are $47,435, which is less expensive than 95.8% of Texas neighborhoods
and 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in S 2nd Ave / Carl St are currently
$666, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 60.2% of Texas neighborhoods.
S 2nd Ave / Carl St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Dallas, Texas.
S 2nd Ave / Carl St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the S 2nd Ave / Carl St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
S 2nd Ave / Carl St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 27.4%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.6% 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
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: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the S 2nd Ave / Carl St
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
47.3% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 98.8% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, the S 2nd Ave / Carl St neighborhood has one of the highest
concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8%
of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce
more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they
become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in
this particular Dallas neighborhood.
In addition, the S 2nd Ave / Carl St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 96.9% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 S 2nd Ave / Carl St neighborhood in Dallas are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 55.8% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.7%
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 S 2nd Ave / Carl St neighborhood, 47.3%
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 24.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(17.8%), and 10.9% 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 S 2nd Ave / Carl St neighborhood in Dallas, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the S 2nd Ave / Carl St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.1%).
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 S 2nd Ave / Carl St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (71.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (18.9%) and 10.1% 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.