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 Phoenix,
the Capri Village / Catalina Village 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 Capri Village / Catalina Village neighborhood has more
Mexican and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 86.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 3.1% have Native American ancestry.
Capri Village / Catalina Village is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The Capri Village / Catalina Village neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 96.7% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 77.1% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, the Capri Village / Catalina Village neighborhood is unique for having just
2.8% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 98.2% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Capri Village / Catalina Village
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
43.3% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 97.7% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.7% of residents in
the Capri Village / Catalina Village neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
Capri Village / Catalina Village (20.5%) than in 95.3% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America, with 45.6% 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.