Beatty - Amargosa Valley is a very small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 2,153 people and just one neighborhood, Beatty - Amargosa Valley is the 33rd largest community in Nevada.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Beatty - Amargosa Valley is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.34% of the Beatty - Amargosa Valley workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Beatty - Amargosa Valley is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Beatty - Amargosa Valley who work in management occupations (19.65%), sales jobs (10.51%), and farm management occupations (10.21%).
In addition, many people in Beatty - Amargosa Valley have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Beatty - Amargosa Valley is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Beatty - Amargosa Valley is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 11.58 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small town, Beatty - Amargosa Valley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Beatty - Amargosa Valley with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.96% of adults in Beatty - Amargosa Valley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Beatty - Amargosa Valley in 2018 was $24,530, which is lower middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,120 for a family of four. However, Beatty - Amargosa Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Beatty - Amargosa Valley also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.40% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Beatty - Amargosa Valley is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Beatty - Amargosa Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beatty - Amargosa Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Beatty - Amargosa Valley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.71% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Beatty - Amargosa Valley include Irish, German, English, Ukrainian, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Beatty - Amargosa Valley's cultural character, accounting for 18.17% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Beatty - Amargosa Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
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 get around.
The neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 68.3% 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.
In addition, 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 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 99.3% of America. One of the notable things about 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.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the 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 98.9% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 72.8% 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 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
Of note, 65.5% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, of particular note, 2.6% of the people in the neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.
Also, if you are planning to retire in Nevada, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, 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 Nevada, 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 95.0% of neighborhoods in NV. If a Nevada retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
More people in choose to walk to work each day (17.1%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 1.7% have Belgian ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Beatty - Amargosa Valley are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 65.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 37.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.6%), and 10.2% in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Beatty - Amargosa Valley, NV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (29.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report German roots (9.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.9%), along with some Ukrainian ancestry residents (7.1%), among others. In addition, 18.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (72.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (73.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (17.1%) and 6.6% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.