About Mesa, AZ (S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd median real estate price is $398,127, which is more expensive than 78.8% of the neighborhoods in Arizona and 74.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd is currently $2,564, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.5% of the neighborhoods in Arizona.

S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mesa, Arizona.

S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (22.1%). 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.

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: Real Estate

Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 79.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Notable & Unique: People

Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd neighborhood may actually hold the key. 65.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, if you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd 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 14.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Arizona. 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. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd neighborhood has more Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry.

S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd neighborhood in Mesa are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.3% 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 81.6% 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 S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd neighborhood, 56.5% 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 19.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.5%), and 9.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and Spanish.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd neighborhood in Mesa, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (12.5%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (11.3%), and residents who report English roots (11.1%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (9.4%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (7.7%), among others.

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 S Meridian Rd / E Baseline Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.6%) 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 (6.1%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AZ* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Augusta Ranch Elementary School
9430 E Neville Ave
Mesa, AZ 85209
PK-06
Brinton Elementary School
11455 E Sunland Ave
Mesa, AZ 85208
PK-06
Desert Ridge High School
10045 E Madero Ave
Mesa, AZ 85209
08-12
Desert Ridge Jr. High School
10211 E Madero Ave
Mesa, AZ 85209
07-08
Legacy Traditional School East Mesa
10707 E. Guadalupe Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85209
KG-08
Meridian School
3900 S Mountain Rd
Mesa, AZ 85212
PK-06
Skyline High School
845 S Crismon Rd
Mesa, AZ 85208
09-12
Smith Junior High School
10100 E Adobe Rd
Mesa, AZ 85207
07-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

GILBERT UNIFIED DISTRICT (4239)


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District Quality Compared to Arizona

(10 is best)

Better than of AZ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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