Real Estate Prices and Overview
Becker / Jiba median real estate prices are $136,400, which is more expensive than 63.4% of the neighborhoods
in Texas and 40.2% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Becker / Jiba are currently
$1,132, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.8%
of the neighborhoods in Texas.
Becker / Jiba is a rural neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Kaufman, Texas.
Becker / Jiba real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Becker / Jiba neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Becker / Jiba has a 17.1% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
79.2% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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: People
Of particular note, 7.7% of the people in the Becker / Jiba
neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to
punishment for a crime.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Becker / Jiba neighborhood stands out by having 94.6% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 41.62 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 90.8% of America.
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 Becker / Jiba neighborhood in Kaufman are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 70.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 45.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.8%
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 Becker / Jiba neighborhood, 34.7%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(26.0%), and 12.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Becker / Jiba neighborhood in Kaufman, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(16.4%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (14.0%) , and residents who report Irish roots (10.7%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (2.4%) .
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Becker / Jiba
neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.8%).
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 Becker / Jiba neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.7% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (94.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.