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 $117,781, which is less expensive than 64.8% of New Mexico neighborhoods and 64.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Polk Ave / N Main Ave is currently $717, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 68.8% 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 11.1% in W Polk Ave / N Main Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 40.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood than in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Notable & Unique: People

The W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood is unique for having just 2.6% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3% of America's neighborhoods.

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, 75.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

W Polk Ave / N Main Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 63.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 24.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 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 51.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 21.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood, 54.4% 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 20.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (13.8%), and 11.7% 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 (75.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (4.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (1.9%). In addition, 21.5% 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 63.3% of households. Some people also speak English (36.7%).

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 W Polk Ave / N Main Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.3%) 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 (24.0%) . 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Lovington 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 6.56
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Lovington 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Schools In This District

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

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