Waldron, AR (Parks / Little Texas)




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About Waldron, AR (Parks / Little Texas)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Parks / Little Texas median real estate price is $92,612, which is more expensive than 46.0% of the neighborhoods in Arkansas and 16.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Parks / Little Texas is currently $766, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 50.7% of Arkansas neighborhoods.

Parks / Little Texas is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Waldron, Arkansas.

Parks / Little Texas real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Parks / Little Texas neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Parks / Little Texas. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. 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 get around.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Parks / Little Texas neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 47.6% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 99.1% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, it used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Parks / Little Texas neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 5.0% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 5 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 98.4% of America. One of the notable things about Parks / Little Texas is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Parks / Little Texas neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.3% of neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Parks / Little Texas neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 15.0% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Arkansas. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.


The Neighbors

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 Parks / Little Texas neighborhood in Waldron are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 80.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 14.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 53.5% of America'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 Parks / Little Texas neighborhood, 47.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (14.1%), and 7.6% 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 Parks / Little Texas neighborhood in Waldron, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (12.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.5%), and residents who report English roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.1%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Parks / Little Texas neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.2% of households.

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 Parks / Little Texas neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (77.3%) 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 (18.2%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Parks / Little Texas 0.101011101001110
Waldron 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 5.21
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Parks / Little Texas 0.101011101001110
Waldron 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 32.51
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Parks / Little Texas 0.101011101001110
Waldron 0.101011101001110
Arkansas 20

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

WALDRON SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Arkansas

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Better than of AR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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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
Waldron Middle School
2075 Rice St
Waldron, AR, 72958
05-08
Waldron High School
736 W Hwy 80
Waldron, AR, 72958
09-12
Waldron Elementary School
1895 Rice St
Waldron, AR, 72958
PK-04

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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TWO RIVERS SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Arkansas

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Better than of AR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Ola Elementary School
314 N 6 Th St
Ola, AR, 72853
PK-04
Two Rivers High School
17727 Hwy 28 E
Ola, AR, 72853
05-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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OUACHITA RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Arkansas

(10 is best)

Better than of AR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Acorn Elementary School
143 Polk 96
Mena, AR, 71953
PK-05
Acorn High School
143 Polk 96
Mena, AR, 71953
06-12
Oden High School
135 School Dr
Oden, AR, 71961
07-12
Oden Maddox Elementary School
135 School Dr
Oden, AR, 71961
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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