Los Alamos, NM (Diamond Dr / Urban St)




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About Los Alamos, NM (Diamond Dr / Urban St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Diamond Dr / Urban St median real estate price is $296,608, which is more expensive than 84.9% of the neighborhoods in New Mexico and 67.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Diamond Dr / Urban St is currently $1,518, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 94.5% of the neighborhoods in New Mexico.

Diamond Dr / Urban St is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Diamond Dr / Urban St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Diamond Dr / Urban St, the current vacancy rate is 2.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Diamond Dr / Urban St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: People

If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood, where 42.8% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Diamond Dr / Urban St is among the best neighborhoods for families in New Mexico. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 96.0% of neighborhoods in the entire state of New Mexico. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 72.4% of the workforce in the Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.3% of residents in the Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 97.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood has more Scottish and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 1.8% have British ancestry.

Diamond Dr / Urban St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% 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 Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 64.8% 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 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 27.1% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 3.9% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.


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 Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood in Los Alamos are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 93.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 64.9% of America'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 Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood, 72.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 12.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.8%), and 7.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood in Los Alamos, NM, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (9.3%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (8.2%), among others. In addition, 13.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Korean.

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 Diamond Dr / Urban St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (64.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (83.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (5.3%) . 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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Diamond Dr / Urban St 0.101011101001110
Los Alamos 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 6.56
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Diamond Dr / Urban St 0.101011101001110
Los Alamos 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 36.97
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Diamond Dr / Urban St 0.101011101001110
Los Alamos 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 26

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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LOS ALAMOS PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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Better than of NM school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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
Mountain Elementary
2280 North Rd
Los Alamos, NM, 87544
KG-06
Aspen Elementary
2182 33 Rd St
Los Alamos, NM, 87544
KG-08
Barranca Mesa Elementary
57 Loma Del Escolar
Los Alamos, NM, 87544
PK-06
Chamisa Elementary
301 Meadow Ln
White Rock, NM, 87544
KG-06
Los Alamos Middle
1 Hawk Dr
Los Alamos, NM, 87544
07-08
Los Alamos High
1300 Diamond Dr
Los Alamos, NM, 87544
09-12
Pinon Elementary
90 Grand Canyon Dr
White Rock, NM, 87544
PK-06

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