Real Estate Prices and Overview
Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd median real estate prices are $149,079, which is more expensive than 69.3% of the neighborhoods
in Texas and 45.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd are currently
$568, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 75.8% of Texas neighborhoods.
Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd has a 13.7% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
69.4% 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: Diversity
Did you know that the Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd neighborhood has more
Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're planning where to retire, the Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd neighborhood in
Wichita Falls is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has
above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in TX,
offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an
enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better
for retirement living than 85.0% of the neighborhoods
in Texas. If you are considering retiring to Texas, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.
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 Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd neighborhood in Wichita Falls are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 54.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 20.1% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.5%
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 Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd neighborhood, 35.5%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 30.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(19.1%), and 14.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd neighborhood in Wichita Falls, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(14.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.5%) , and residents who report English roots (9.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.4%) , along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.8%).
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 Seymour Hwy / Barnett Rd neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.1% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (84.9%) 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 (12.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.