Las Vegas, NM (City Center / New Mexico Highlands U)




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About Las Vegas, NM (City Center / New Mexico Highlands U)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

City Center / New Mexico Highlands U median real estate price is $148,711, which is more expensive than 49.4% of the neighborhoods in New Mexico and 36.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in City Center / New Mexico Highlands U is currently $651, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 75.0% of New Mexico neighborhoods.

City Center / New Mexico Highlands U is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

City Center / New Mexico Highlands U real estate 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

City Center / New Mexico Highlands U has a 16.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 78.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

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 City Center / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the City Center / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 78.2% 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 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the City Center / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, city Center / New Mexico Highlands U has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Also, an extraordinary 26.8% of the residents of the City Center / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Finally, the City Center / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood stands out within New Mexico for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 7.2% of college-friendly places to live in NM.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in City Center / New Mexico Highlands U choose to walk to work each day (16.1%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the City Center / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood has more Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry.

City Center / New Mexico Highlands U is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% 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 98.4% 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 / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood in Las Vegas are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 40.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.4% 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 City Center / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood, 28.0% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 27.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (25.4%), and 18.0% in manufacturing and laborer 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 / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood in Las Vegas, NM, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Spanish (22.0%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (15.1%), and residents who report German roots (11.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the City Center / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood is English, spoken by 50.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (43.7%).

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 City Center / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (78.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (80.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (16.1%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center / New Mexico Highlands U 0.101011101001110
Las Vegas 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 6.56
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City Center / New Mexico Highlands U 0.101011101001110
Las Vegas 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 26

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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LAS VEGAS CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to New Mexico

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Better than of NM school districts.

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NM Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Lvcs Early Childhood
901 Douglas Ave
Las Vegas, NM, 87501
KG-KG
Mike Sena Elementary
901 Douglas Ave
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
KG-05
Sierra Vista Elementary
475 Legion Dr
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
01-05
Los Ninos Elementary
474 Legion Dr
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
KG-05
Memorial Middle
Old National Rd
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
06-08
Paul D. Henry Elementary
1104 3 Rd St
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
PK-05
Robertson High
5 Th And Friedman
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
09-12
Legion Park Elementary
730 Legion Dr
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
01-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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WEST LAS VEGAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to New Mexico

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Better than of NM school districts.

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(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 NM Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Union Elementary
421 Union St
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
02-05
Tony Serna Jr. Elementary
1725 New Mexico Ave
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
02-05
Valley Middle
179 Bridge Street
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
06-08
Valley Elementary
179 Bridge Street
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
KG-05
W Las Vegas High
157 Moreno St
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
09-12
W Las Vegas Middle
1024 South Pacific
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
06-08
Wlv Family Partnership
179 Bridge Street
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
07-12
Rio Gallinas School
1300 Mineral Hill
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
KG-08
Don Cecilio Mtz Elementary
412 Santa Fe St
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
KG-05
Luis E. Armijo Elementary
600 Porter St
Las Vegas, NM, 87701
KG-01

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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