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Hawthorne, NV

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Overview


Hawthorne is a very small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 3,118 people and just one neighborhood, Hawthorne is the 28th largest community in Nevada.

Occupations and Workforce

Hawthorne is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hawthorne is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hawthorne who work in sales jobs (17.10%), teaching (16.11%), and office and administrative support (12.53%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hawthorne spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.33 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

As is often the case in a small town, Hawthorne doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Hawthorne rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.87% of adults 25 and older in Hawthorne have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Hawthorne in 2022 was $27,593, which is lower middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,372 for a family of four. However, Hawthorne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hawthorne is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hawthorne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hawthorne residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hawthorne also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.52% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hawthorne include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Hawthorne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Hawthorne, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

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 23.0% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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. 76.2% 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 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Modes of Transportation

More people in choose to walk to work each day (12.0%) 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.

People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (0.9%) living in the neighborhood.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.1% 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.

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 17 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 95.4% of America.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Belgian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 4.1% have Dutch ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Hawthorne are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 71.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 1.1% 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 78.6% of America'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, 32.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (25.0%), and 23.0% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 81.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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 Hawthorne, NV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.8%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (17.8%), and residents who report German roots (17.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (14.5%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.9%), 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 (76.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.7%) 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 (12.0%) and 10.2% 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.


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