Real Estate Prices and Overview
S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd median real estate prices are $60,838, which is less expensive than 89.3% of Texas neighborhoods
and 94.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd are currently
$586, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 73.3% of Texas neighborhoods.
S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in San Antonio, Texas.
S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd 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 S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.3%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.5% 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
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in San Antonio,
the S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd neighborhood has more
Spanish and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry and 73.4% have Mexican ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd
neighborhood than in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
22.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd neighborhood in San Antonio are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 84.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 54.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.9%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd neighborhood, 44.3%
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 31.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(18.1%), and 5.7% 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 S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd neighborhood in San Antonio, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(73.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (5.6%) , and residents who report Spanish roots (2.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (1.1%) . In addition, 14.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the S New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd
neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 50.0% of households. Some people also speak English (49.6%).
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 New Braunfels Ave / E Southcross Blvd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.8% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (70.1%) 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 (22.2%) and 5.6% 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.