Shafter, CA (Smith Corner)




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About Shafter, CA (Smith Corner)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Smith Corner median real estate price is $185,811, which is less expensive than 90.7% of California neighborhoods and 90.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Smith Corner is currently $1,115, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 87.7% of California neighborhoods.

Smith Corner is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Shafter, California.

Smith Corner real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Smith Corner neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Smith Corner are 6.4%, which is lower than one will find in 67.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Smith Corner is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Smith Corner 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 99.6% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Smith Corner neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 79.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Smith Corner is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 75.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 7.9% of the people in the Smith Corner neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.


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 Smith Corner neighborhood in Shafter are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 67.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.2% 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 Smith Corner neighborhood, 37.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 20.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing (19.1%), and 12.1% in executive, management, and professional 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 Smith Corner neighborhood in Shafter, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (79.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (4.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.0%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (1.3%), among others. In addition, 31.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Smith Corner neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 75.5% of households. Some people also speak English (23.3%).

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 Smith Corner neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (84.3%) 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 (14.2%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Smith Corner 0.101011101001110
Shafter 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Smith Corner 0.101011101001110
Shafter 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Smith Corner 0.101011101001110
Shafter 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

School District Enrollment By Group

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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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 CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Richland Junior High
331 Shafter Ave.
Shafter, CA, 93263
07-08
Golden Oak Elementary
190 S. Wall
Shafter, CA, 93263
KG-06
Sequoia Elementary
500 E. Fresno Ave.
Shafter, CA, 93263
KG-06
Redwood Elementary
331 N. Shafter Ave.
Shafter, CA, 93263
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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