Yuma, AZ (City Center)




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About Yuma, AZ (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Yuma is $141,730, which is less expensive than 68.7% of Arizona neighborhoods and 68.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Yuma City Center is currently $780, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 89.2% of Arizona neighborhoods.

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

Real estate in the City Center of Yuma, AZ is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Yuma City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 19.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 84.5% 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

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: People

An interesting characteristic about the Yuma City Center neighborhood is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.

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 Yuma City Center neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 6.9% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Yuma City Center neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 60.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

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 Yuma City Center neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Yuma City Center neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.0% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.0% of all 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 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 86.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 33.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Yuma City Center neighborhood, 28.2% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 23.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.3%), and 18.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 City Center neighborhood in Yuma, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (60.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.0%), among others. In addition, 17.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Yuma City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 51.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (47.0%).

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 Yuma City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (8.0%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (74.2%) 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 (16.0%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Yuma 0.101011101001110
Arizona 4.10
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Arizona 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 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 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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School District Enrollment By Group

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YUMA 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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