Benson, AZ (Dragoon / Saint David)




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About Benson, AZ (Dragoon / Saint David)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Dragoon / Saint David median real estate price is $116,404, which is less expensive than 76.4% of Arizona neighborhoods and 76.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Dragoon / Saint David is currently $1,124, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.8% of Arizona neighborhoods.

Dragoon / Saint David is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Benson, Arizona.

Dragoon / Saint David 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 Dragoon / Saint David 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.

Dragoon / Saint David has a 15.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.9% 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 Benson, the Dragoon / Saint David 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 Dragoon / Saint David neighborhood has more Scottish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 21.8% have English ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 35.8% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

In addition, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 17 residents per square mile, Dragoon / Saint David is less crowded than 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Dragoon / Saint David neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 31.8% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Dragoon / Saint David neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.4% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Arizona, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Arizona.


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 Dragoon / Saint David neighborhood in Benson are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 60.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 9.5% 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 65.9% of America'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 Dragoon / Saint David neighborhood, 41.5% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.6%), and 12.9% 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 Dragoon / Saint David neighborhood in Benson, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (21.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.2%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.5%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Dragoon / Saint David neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.0%).

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 Dragoon / Saint David neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (86.6%) 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 (11.0%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Dragoon / Saint David 0.101011101001110
Benson 0.101011101001110
Arizona 4.10
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Dragoon / Saint David 0.101011101001110
Benson 0.101011101001110
Arizona 30.33
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Dragoon / Saint David 0.101011101001110
Benson 0.101011101001110
Arizona 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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BENSON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Arizona

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Better than of AZ school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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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 AZ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
San Pedro Valley Online Academy
197 E. 7 Th St.
Benson, AZ, 85602
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San Pedro Valley High School
197 E. 7 Th Street
Benson, AZ, 85602
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Benson Primary School
360 S Patagonia Street
Benson, AZ, 85602
N-N
Benson High School
360 S. Patagonia
Benson, AZ, 85602
N-N
Benson Middle School
360 S Patagonia Street
Benson, AZ, 85602
N-N

School District Enrollment By Group

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ST DAVID UNIFIED DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Arizona

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Better than of AZ school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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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 AZ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
St David Elementary School
70 W. Patton
St. David, AZ, 85630
N-N
St David High School
70 East Patton St.
St. David, AZ, 85630
N-N

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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POMERENE ELEMENTARY DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Arizona

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Better than of AZ school districts.

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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 AZ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Pomerene Elementary School
1396 N. Old Pomerene Road
Pomerene, AZ, 85627
N-N

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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