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 Amarillo,
the E 27th Ave / S Arthur St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the E 27th Ave / S Arthur St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
32.1% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E 27th Ave / S Arthur St neighborhood has more
Mexican and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 76.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 2.9% have Cuban ancestry.
E 27th Ave / S Arthur St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 63.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 E 27th Ave / S Arthur St neighborhood has more single mother
households than 97.8% 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.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.7%
of the adult residents in the E 27th Ave / S Arthur St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, of note, 61.4% 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.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the E 27th Ave / S Arthur St
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
39.0% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 95.0% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.0% of all neighborhoods in America, with 40.1% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.