Amarillo, TX (Western Plaza Dr / W I 40)




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About Amarillo, TX (Western Plaza Dr / W I 40)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 is currently $796, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.9% of Texas neighborhoods.

Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Amarillo, Texas.

Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 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 Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Western Plaza Dr / W I 40. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 28.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, the Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 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 90.7% 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.

Furthermore, the real estate in the Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 81.7% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.5% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 7.0% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods 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 Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 neighborhood. In the Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 95.5% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

With more than 2.0% of residents living with a same sex partner, Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.4% of the adult residents in the Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 neighborhood in Amarillo are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 45.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 neighborhood, 42.4% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.8%), and 13.0% in executive, management, and professional 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 Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 neighborhood in Amarillo, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (25.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (6.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.3%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (4.4%), among others. In addition, 14.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: 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 Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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 Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (78.3%) 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 (14.7%) . 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. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 0.101011101001110
Amarillo 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 0.101011101001110
Amarillo 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Western Plaza Dr / W I 40 0.101011101001110
Amarillo 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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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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