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: Diversity
Did you know that the City Center / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood has more
Spanish and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry and 2.4% 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.
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
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
The City Center / New Mexico Highlands U neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 98.9% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
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 6%
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.