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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Yah-ta-hey Town Center neighborhood has more
Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 90.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
Yah-ta-hey Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 58.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Yah-ta-hey Town Center neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 98.9% 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: Modes of Transportation
In the Yah-ta-hey Town Center neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 12.5% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 96.8% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Notable & Unique: People
The Yah-ta-hey Town Center neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 96.1% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.0%
of the adult residents in the Yah-ta-hey Town Center neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, the Yah-ta-hey Town Center neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
9.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of New Mexico. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Yah-ta-hey Town Center
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Yah-ta-hey
Town Center neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
8.8% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.0%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Unpopulated, and rural, the Yah-ta-hey Town Center neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 94.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Yah-ta-hey Town Center neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.8% of neighborhoods in America. Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 37.4% of the residential real estate vacant, the Yah-ta-hey Town Center neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.7% 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.
Furthermore, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 99.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 48.3% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Yah-ta-hey Town Center stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 84.3% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.