Phoenix, AZ (W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave)




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About Phoenix, AZ (W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave median real estate price is $84,068, which is less expensive than 90.1% of Arizona neighborhoods and 90.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave is currently $909, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 77.5% of Arizona neighborhoods.

W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Phoenix, Arizona.

W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave has a 16.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 78.0% 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

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 97.1% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

In addition, the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 85.0% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 86.9%, which is higher than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood has more Mexican and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 80.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 2.9% have Native American ancestry.

W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 73.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America. The W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (72.0%) than found in 98.3% 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.

In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood about it; they already know. 19.5% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.7% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood. In the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas. What is also interesting to note, is that the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (43.7%) than are found in 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave (21.3%) than in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave 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 39.7% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 95.6% of American neighborhoods.


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 W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood in Phoenix are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 72.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood, 39.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 38.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (11.6%), and 9.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood in Phoenix, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (80.6%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (4.0%), and residents who report Native American roots (2.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (2.7%), along with some German ancestry residents (1.7%), among others. In addition, 43.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 73.4% of households. Some people also speak English (24.8%).

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 W Mcdowell Rd / N 51st Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (64.7%) 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 (21.3%) and 7.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Phoenix 0.101011101001110
Arizona 4.10
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Arizona 30.33
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Phoenix 0.101011101001110
Arizona 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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PHOENIX UNION HIGH 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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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

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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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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

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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ISAAC ELEMENTARY DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Arizona

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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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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

School District Enrollment By Group

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