Memphis, TN (Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr)




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About Memphis, TN (Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr median real estate price is $83,885, which is less expensive than 77.5% of Tennessee neighborhoods and 77.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr is currently $909, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.7% of Tennessee neighborhoods.

Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr has a 16.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.7% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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 Memphis, the Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood has more single mother households than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 85.3% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 40.7% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 96.5% of America's neighborhoods.

Furthermore, 86.4% of the real estate in the Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood. In the Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood has more Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood in Memphis are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 90.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 39.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood, 26.8% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (25.0%), and 23.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood in Memphis, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Jamaican (21.2%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (3.8%), and residents who report African roots (3.8%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.5%).

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 Mount Moriah Rd / Sonora Dr neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.5%) 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 (14.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Memphis 0.101011101001110
Tennessee 6.12
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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