Somerton, AZ (City Center)




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About Somerton, AZ (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Somerton is $164,859, which is less expensive than 60.7% of Arizona neighborhoods and 60.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Somerton City Center is currently $948, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 73.5% of Arizona neighborhoods.

Somerton City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Somerton, Arizona.

Real estate in the City Center of Somerton, AZ is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Somerton City Center, the current vacancy rate is 4.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Somerton City Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Somerton City Center neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 94.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Somerton City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 85.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Somerton City Center neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 98.8% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Somerton City Center neighborhood. A whopping 54.9% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Somerton City Center neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.6% of the neighborhoods in AZ. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


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 City Center neighborhood in Somerton 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 31.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.8% 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 Somerton City Center neighborhood, 34.9% 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 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.2%), and 12.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the City Center neighborhood in Somerton, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (94.2%). There are also a number of people of Spanish ancestry (1.6%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (1.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (1.2%). In addition, 39.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Somerton City Center neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 85.6% of households. Some people also speak English (14.4%).

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 Somerton City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.4%) 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 (11.4%) . 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

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Somerton 0.101011101001110
Arizona 4.10
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Arizona 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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YUMA UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Arizona

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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
Yuma Online Distance Academy
3150 S. Avenue A
Yuma, AZ, 85364
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Vista Alternative School
2350 Virginia Drive
Yuma, AZ, 85364
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Kofa High School
3100 Ave A
Yuma, AZ, 85364
N-N
Yuma High School
400 6 Th Ave
Yuma, AZ, 85364
N-N
Cibola High School
4100 W 20 Th St
Yuma, AZ, 85364
N-N
Gila Ridge High School
7150 E. 24 Th Street
Yuma, AZ, 85364
N-N
San Luis High School
1250 North Eighth Avenue
San Luis, AZ, 85349
N-N

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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SOMERTON 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.

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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AZ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Tierra Del Sol Elementary School
1002 South Somerton Ave
Somerton, AZ, 85350
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Valle Del Encanto Learning Center
400 N. Cesar Chavez Ave.
Somerton, AZ, 85350
N-N
Ppep Youth Build
201 N. Bingham Ave. Ste. 6
Somerton, AZ, 85350
N-N
Orange Grove Elementary School
3525 W County 16 1/2 St
Somerton, AZ, 85350
N-N
Desert Sonora Elementary School
301 N. Carlisle Avenue
Somerton, AZ, 85350
N-N
Somerton Middle School
1011 North Somerton Ave.
Somerton, AZ, 85350
N-N

School District Enrollment By Group

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