Real Estate Prices and Overview
S Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd median real estate prices are $119,096, which is more expensive than 54.6% of the neighborhoods
in Texas and 32.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in S Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd are currently
$1,228, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.3%
of the neighborhoods in Texas.
S Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Irving, Texas.
S Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the S Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in S Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd are 4.6%,
which is lower than one will find in 78.9% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in S Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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: Diversity
Did you know that the S Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd neighborhood has more
Yugoslav and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 0.5% have Belgian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
The S Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd neighborhood stands out within Texas
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 9%
of college-friendly places to live in TX.
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 Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd neighborhood in Irving are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 58.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 30.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.6%
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 S Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd neighborhood, 33.7%
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 26.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(24.5%), and 15.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the S Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd neighborhood in Irving, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(35.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (6.8%) , and residents who report Asian roots (6.1%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.3%) , along with some German ancestry residents (3.0%), among others. In addition, 27.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the S Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 51.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (42.5%).
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 Macarthur Blvd / W Shady Grove Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.2% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (92.4%) 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 (5.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.