Cordes Lakes median real estate price is $165,396, which is less expensive than 89.0% of Arizona neighborhoods and 81.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Cordes Lakes is currently $1,805, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 82.4% of Arizona neighborhoods.
Cordes Lakes is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mayer, Arizona.
Cordes Lakes real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Cordes Lakes 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 Cordes Lakes. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 84.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (13.1%). This can occur in 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. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Mayer, the Cordes Lakes neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The Cordes Lakes neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 51.3% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.
In addition, 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 42 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 90.6% of America.
Astoundingly, the Cordes Lakes neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Mayer neighborhood.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Cordes Lakes neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Cordes Lakes neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 10.2% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Cordes Lakes neighborhood has more Swiss and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 2.2% have Danish ancestry.
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 Cordes Lakes neighborhood in Mayer are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 77.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 32.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Cordes Lakes neighborhood, 29.0% 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 25.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (25.0%), and 20.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Cordes Lakes neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.6%).
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 Cordes Lakes neighborhood in Mayer, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.2%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (17.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.
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 Cordes Lakes neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods. However, there is also a significant group of residents (10.2%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
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 (17.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.