Yuma, AZ (W 8th St / S May Ave)




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About Yuma, AZ (W 8th St / S May Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W 8th St / S May Ave median real estate price is $37,278, which is less expensive than 97.0% of Arizona neighborhoods and 97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W 8th St / S May Ave is currently $912, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 75.4% of Arizona neighborhoods.

W 8th St / S May Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Yuma, Arizona.

W 8th St / S May Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W 8th St / S May 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in W 8th St / S May Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 26.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (17.2%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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: Real Estate

The W 8th St / S May Ave neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 65.1% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the W 8th St / S May Ave neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 18.4% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W 8th St / S May Ave neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 70.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

W 8th St / S May Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 65.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The W 8th St / S May Ave neighborhood is unique for having just 5.3% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.6% of America's neighborhoods.

In addition, of note, 60.9% 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.


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 W 8th St / S May Ave neighborhood in Yuma are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 60.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.6% 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 W 8th St / S May Ave neighborhood, 37.7% 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 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing (18.4%), and 15.7% in executive, management, and professional 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 W 8th St / S May Ave neighborhood in Yuma, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (70.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (5.1%), and residents who report English roots (3.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (2.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (1.9%), among others. In addition, 35.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W 8th St / S May Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 65.3% of households. Some people also speak English (32.6%).

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 8th St / S May Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (77.1%) 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 (18.2%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Yuma 0.101011101001110
Arizona 4.10
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Yuma 0.101011101001110
Arizona 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

YUMA UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
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
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Yuma High School
400 6 Th Ave
Yuma, AZ, 85364
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Cibola High School
4100 W 20 Th St
Yuma, AZ, 85364
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Gila Ridge High School
7150 E. 24 Th Street
Yuma, AZ, 85364
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San Luis High School
1250 North Eighth Avenue
San Luis, AZ, 85349
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CRANE ELEMENTARY 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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