Abilene, TX (N Willis St / Ambler Ave)




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About Abilene, TX (N Willis St / Ambler Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N Willis St / Ambler Ave median real estate price is $84,555, which is less expensive than 79.0% of Texas neighborhoods and 79.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in N Willis St / Ambler Ave is currently $808, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 70.7% of Texas neighborhoods.

N Willis St / Ambler Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Abilene, Texas.

N Willis St / Ambler Ave 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 N Willis St / Ambler Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

N Willis St / Ambler Ave has a 14.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.7% 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

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.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the N Willis St / Ambler Ave neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 21.7% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N Willis St / Ambler Ave neighborhood has more African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the N Willis St / Ambler Ave neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 21.1% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 95.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note, 60.4% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 N Willis St / Ambler Ave 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 66.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 60.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 N Willis St / Ambler Ave neighborhood, 35.2% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (24.1%), and 11.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 N Willis St / Ambler Ave neighborhood in Abilene, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (42.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (6.3%), and residents who report German roots (5.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.7%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the N Willis St / Ambler Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (24.1%).

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 N Willis St / Ambler Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (73.0%) 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 (21.1%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Abilene 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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N Willis St / Ambler Ave 0.101011101001110
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Abilene 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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ABILENE ISD


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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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