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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Texas Ave / Bishop Rd median real estate price is $171,880, which is less expensive than 76.3% of Texas neighborhoods and 82.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Texas Ave / Bishop Rd is currently $1,356, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 80.4% of Texas neighborhoods.

Texas Ave / Bishop Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Abilene, Texas.

Texas Ave / Bishop Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Texas Ave / Bishop Rd 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 6.5% in Texas Ave / Bishop Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Occupations

The Texas Ave / Bishop Rd neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 97.3% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

People

Texas Ave / Bishop Rd has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 97.2% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Diversity

Significantly, 3.5% 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 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Texas Ave / Bishop Rd neighborhood in Abilene are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 87.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 70.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Texas Ave / Bishop Rd neighborhood, 28.4% 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 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.9%), and 21.9% 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 Texas Ave / Bishop Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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 Texas Ave / Bishop Rd neighborhood in Abilene, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (23.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.7%), and residents who report Italian roots (6.5%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.7%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.8%), 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 Texas Ave / Bishop Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (86.8%) 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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