Safford, AZ (City Center)




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About Safford, AZ (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Safford is $100,496, which is less expensive than 82.1% of Arizona neighborhoods and 82.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Safford City Center is currently $1,054, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.2% of Arizona neighborhoods.

Safford City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Safford, Arizona.

Real estate in the City Center of Safford, AZ is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Safford City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 80.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Safford City Center (33.7%) than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, in the Safford City Center neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 12.1% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 95.1% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Safford City Center neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Safford City Center neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 66.7% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 4.2% of the people in the City Center neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 0.3% 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 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 City Center neighborhood in Safford are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 38.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.8% of U.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 Safford City Center neighborhood, 31.9% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (26.5%), and 11.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 City Center neighborhood in Safford, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (44.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.5%), and residents who report German roots (5.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.7%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (1.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Safford City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (20.7%).

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 Safford City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (66.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (52.6%) 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 (33.7%) and 12.1% 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safford 0.101011101001110
Arizona 4.10
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City Center 0.101011101001110
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Arizona 30.33
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Arizona 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AZ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Mt Graham High School
300 W. Discovery Park Blvd.
Safford, AZ, 85546
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Safford Middle School
698 W. 11 Th Street
Safford, AZ, 85546
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Ruth Powell Elementary School
1041 S. 14 Th Avenue
Safford, AZ, 85546
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Dorothy Stinson School
2013 S. 8 Th Avenue
Safford, AZ, 85546
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Safford High School
1400 W. 11 Th Street
Safford, AZ, 85546
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Lafe Nelson School
1100 S. 10 Th Ave
Safford, AZ, 85546
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