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Roosevelt, AZ

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Overview


Roosevelt is a tiny town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 26 people and just one neighborhood, Roosevelt is the 191st largest community in Arizona.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Roosevelt, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 0.00% of Roosevelt’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Roosevelt is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roosevelt who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Roosevelt is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Roosevelt’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

The overall crime rate in Roosevelt is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Roosevelt has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Roosevelt has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Roosevelt than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Roosevelt may be for you.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Roosevelt spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 0.00 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

As is often the case in a small town, Roosevelt doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

Roosevelt ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 0.00% of people over 25 have a college degree.

Roosevelt is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Roosevelt home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roosevelt residents report their race to be Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Roosevelt include Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, U.S. Virgin Islander, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian.

The most common language spoken in Roosevelt is Italian. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and African languages.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Roosevelt, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 27.2% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in Arizona, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Arizona, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.9% of neighborhoods in AZ. If a Arizona retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 4 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 42.4% 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.

Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 38.2% of the residential real estate vacant, the neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Roosevelt are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 86.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 30.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 35.9% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 33.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (25.3%), and 9.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.6%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Roosevelt, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.8%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report German roots (13.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.3%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (7.7%), among others.

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 neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (67.7%) 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 (21.8%) and 5.7% 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.


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