Real Estate Prices and Overview
W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd median real estate prices are $83,411, which is less expensive than 71.2% of Texas neighborhoods
and 84.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd are currently
$632, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 86.0% of Texas neighborhoods.
W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in San Antonio, Texas.
W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd 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 W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.8%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 82.7% 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
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: Diversity
Did you know that the W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 70.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary 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 W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd neighborhood in San Antonio are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 89.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 28.3% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 71.3%
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 W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd neighborhood, 32.7%
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 25.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(24.3%), and 17.2% in executive, management, and professional 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 W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd neighborhood in San Antonio, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(70.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (2.7%) , and residents who report Irish roots (1.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (1.5%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.1%), among others. In addition, 17.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd
neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 56.7% of households. Some people also speak English (41.4%).
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 W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.5% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (66.2%) 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 (13.2%) and 12.8% of residents also ride the bus 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.