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Real Estate Prices & Overview

North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 median real estate price is $186,428, which is less expensive than 71.9% of Texas neighborhoods and 79.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 is currently $1,370, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.4% of Texas neighborhoods.

North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Abilene, Texas.

North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.0% in North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 59.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 64.9% 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 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

People

An extraordinary 12.1% of the residents of the North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Diversity

Did you know that the North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 neighborhood has more British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry.

North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 neighborhood in Abilene are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 30.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.6% of U.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 North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 neighborhood, 37.5% 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 24.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.7%), and 16.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, African languages and French.

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 North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 neighborhood in Abilene, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (12.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (5.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.3%), among others. In addition, 10.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

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 North E. Highway 80 / South E. Highway 80 neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (64.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.0%) 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 (10.6%) . 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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