Texarkana, AR (East St / Forest St)




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About Texarkana, AR (East St / Forest St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

East St / Forest St median real estate price is $44,604, which is less expensive than 94.2% of Arkansas neighborhoods and 94.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in East St / Forest St is currently $867, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.6% of the neighborhoods in Arkansas.

East St / Forest St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Texarkana, Arkansas.

East St / Forest St 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 East St / Forest St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

East St / Forest St has a 15.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.2% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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 Texarkana, the East St / Forest St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

The East St / Forest St neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (73.1%) than found in 98.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, of particular note, 8.1% of the people in the East St / Forest St neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.


The Neighbors

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 East St / Forest St neighborhood in Texarkana are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 73.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.6% 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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the East St / Forest St neighborhood, 32.1% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.4%), and 17.5% 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 East St / Forest St neighborhood in Texarkana, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (9.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (4.6%), and residents who report Mexican roots (2.9%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (1.9%), along with some English ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the East St / Forest St neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.3%).

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 East St / Forest St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.2%) 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 (15.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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East St / Forest St 0.101011101001110
Texarkana 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 5.21

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Texarkana VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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East St / Forest St 0.101011101001110
Texarkana 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 32.51

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East St / Forest St 0.101011101001110
Texarkana 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 20

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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TEXARKANA SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of AR school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AR Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Texarkana Area Vocational Center
3512 Grand Ave
Texarkana, AR, 71854
09-12
College Hill Middle
1600 Forrest St
Texarkana, AR, 71854
05-06
Arkansas High School
1500 Jefferson Ave
Texarkana, AR, 71875
09-12
North Heights Jr. High School
2118 E 35 Th St
Texarkana, AR, 71854
07-08
Union Elementary School
1701 Line Ferry Rd
Texarkana, AR, 71854
PK-04
Vera Kilpatrick Elem. School
1002 E 35 Th St
Texarkana, AR, 71854
PK-04
Edward D. Trice Elem. School
4505 Pinson St
Texarkana, AR, 71854
KG-04
Washington Academy Charter School
1900 Marietta Street
Texarkana, AR, 71254
09-12
College Hill Elementary School
200 Artesian St
Texarkana, AR, 71854
PK-04
Fairview Elementary School
801 E 16 Th St
Texarkana, AR, 71854
PK-04

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