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 Magdalena Village Center neighborhood has more
Scottish and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 11.6% have Native American ancestry.
Magdalena Village Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.3% 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 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Magdalena
Village Center neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the Village Center neighborhood in
Magdalena is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has
above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NM,
offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an
enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better
for retirement living than 85.8% of the neighborhoods
in New Mexico. If you are considering retiring to New Mexico, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Magdalena Village Center neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 31.4% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.9% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 0.66 residents per square mile, Magdalena Village Center is less crowded than 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about Magdalena Village Center is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 55.5% of the residential real estate vacant, the Magdalena Village Center neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
More residents of the Magdalena Village Center neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Magdalena Village Center neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 95.0% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.