Real Estate Prices and Overview
W Ashby Pl / Blanco Rd median real estate prices are $83,411, which is less expensive than 71.1% of Texas neighborhoods
and 84.0% 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 85.2% 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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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 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.