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 Amargosa Valley,
the Town Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 1.55 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 99.3% of America.
In addition, the Amargosa Valley Town Center neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 68.7% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.8% 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.
Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 34.8% of the residential real estate vacant, the Amargosa Valley Town Center neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.0% 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: Occupations
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Amargosa Valley
Town Center neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 12.8%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Amargosa Valley Town Center neighborhood has more
Yugoslav and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 1.3% have Canadian ancestry.
Amargosa Valley Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Residents of the Amargosa Valley Town Center neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 69.0% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Amargosa Valley Town Center neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 41.8% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.9% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Amargosa Valley
Town Center neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 10.0% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Nevada, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Nevada.