Lovington, NM (W Polk Ave / N Main Ave)




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About Lovington, NM (W Polk Ave / N Main Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Polk Ave / N Main Ave median real estate price is $92,874, which is less expensive than 79.1% of New Mexico neighborhoods and 79.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Polk Ave / N Main Ave is currently $817, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.0% of New Mexico neighborhoods.

W Polk Ave / N Main Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lovington, New Mexico.

W Polk Ave / N Main Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.6% in W Polk Ave / N Main Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 53.0% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 99.7% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the W Polk Ave / N Main Ave (26.1%) than in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 73.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

W Polk Ave / N Main Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 64.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.3% of the adult residents in the W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, if you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 14.0% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of New Mexico. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.


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 W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood in Lovington are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.7% 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 W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood, 53.0% 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 18.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.5%), and 11.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood in Lovington, NM, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (73.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (5.1%), and residents who report German roots (3.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (2.7%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (1.4%), among others. In addition, 22.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 64.2% of households. Some people also speak English (35.8%).

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 W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (71.7%) 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 (26.1%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
W Polk Ave / N Main Ave 0.101011101001110
Lovington 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 6.56

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Lovington 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 36.97

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Lovington 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 26

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

LOVINGTON MUNICIPAL 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 Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NM Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Lovington Freshman Academy School
701 West Ave K
Lovington, NM, 88260
09-09
New Hope Alt High School
601 North 5 Th St
Lovington, NM, 88260
09-12
Yarbro Elementary School
700 West Jefferson Ave
Lovington, NM, 88260
04-05
Taylor Middle School
700 South 11 Th St
Lovington, NM, 88260
07-08
Ben Alexander Elementary School
1400 South Sixth
Lovington, NM, 88260
02-02
Lovington High School
701 West Ave K
Lovington, NM, 88260
10-12
Llano Elementary School
1000 South First
Lovington, NM, 88260
PK-KG
Lea Elementary School
1100 West Birch Ave
Lovington, NM, 88260
01-01
Jefferson Elementary School
300 West Jefferson Ave
Lovington, NM, 88260
03-03
Lovington 6th Grade Academy School
500 West Jefferson Ave
Lovington, NM, 88260
06-06

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