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Caliente - Alamo, NV

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Overview


Caliente - Alamo is a very small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 2,051 people and just one neighborhood, Caliente - Alamo is the 34th largest community in Nevada.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Caliente - Alamo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Caliente - Alamo is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Caliente - Alamo who work in office and administrative support (17.18%), food service (15.40%), and sales jobs (11.49%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Caliente - Alamo has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

A relatively large number of people in Caliente - Alamo telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.95% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Caliente - Alamo has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Caliente - Alamo has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Caliente - Alamo than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Caliente - Alamo may be for you.

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.69 minutes getting to work every day.

Caliente - Alamo is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The percentage of people in Caliente - Alamo with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.83% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Caliente - Alamo in 2018 was $32,040, which is middle income relative to Nevada, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,160 for a family of four. However, Caliente - Alamo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Caliente - Alamo is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Caliente - Alamo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Caliente - Alamo residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Caliente - Alamo include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Caliente - Alamo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

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 0 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 99.6% of America.

People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 27.0% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Caliente - Alamo is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NV, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 85.8% of the neighborhoods in Nevada. If you are considering retiring to Nevada, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the (27.6%) than in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Length of Commute

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. 66.2% 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 97.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

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 neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 5.9% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 14.8% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scottish and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 3.3% have Danish ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Caliente - Alamo are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 67.8% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 32.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.0%), and 16.6% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

Languages

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 95.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Caliente - Alamo, NV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.2%), and residents who report Mexican roots (9.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.6%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (66.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (54.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (27.6%) and 6.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.


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