Real Estate Prices and Overview
Becker / Jiba median real estate prices are $136,400, which is more expensive than 63.2% of the neighborhoods
in Texas and 40.1% 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 76.5%
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
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
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
Our research reveals that 94.6% of commuters who live in the
Becker / Jiba neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Unpopulated, and rural, the Becker / Jiba neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 90.8% of the neighborhoods in 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
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 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
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 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.