Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Santa Fe,
the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 100.0% of commuters who live in the
Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, an interesting characteristic about the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood
is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.8%
of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of
incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the
country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely
high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile
detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion
of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.
Also, the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood is unique for having just
0.4% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 99.0% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 99.8% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Furthermore, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr
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
50.0% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 99.4% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood has more
Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 95.5%, which is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, the Cerrillos Rd / New Mexico Penitentiary Sr neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 73.0% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.