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 La Cienega neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the La Cienega neighborhood has more
Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry.
La Cienega is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% 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 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.8% of the La Cienega
neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in
99.1% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 16.37 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 95.7% of America. One of the notable things about La Cienega 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, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the La Cienega neighborhood's real estate landscape than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 46.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
Notable & Unique: People
If you are planning to retire in New Mexico, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, La Cienega
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New Mexico,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 97.6% of neighborhoods in
NM. If a New Mexico retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.