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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Old Tucson Rd / S River Rd neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 94.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Old Tucson Rd / S River Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 82.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 4.8% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.6% of the neighborhoods in
America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly
neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the
Old Tucson Rd / S River Rd neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Old Tucson Rd / S River Rd
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 95.2% of the neighborhoods
The Old Tucson Rd / S River Rd neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (80.0%) than found in
99.3% 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.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Old Tucson Rd / S River Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
11.0% 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 98.0%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
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
Old Tucson Rd / S River Rd neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 6.0%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
More residents of the Old Tucson Rd / S River Rd neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
What is interesting to note, is that the Old Tucson Rd / S River Rd
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(44.6%) than are found in 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Old Tucson Rd / S River Rd neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 18.9% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.5% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.