About Arlington, TX (City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington median real estate price is $265,312, which is more expensive than 61.4% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 45.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington is currently $1,309, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.5% of Texas neighborhoods.

City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Arlington, Texas.

City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington 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 City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.3% in City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.3% 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.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 56.5% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, the City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Also, the City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood stands out within Texas for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 6.0% of college-friendly places to live in TX.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 40.8% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.3% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

94.7% of the real estate in the City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

In addition, the real estate in the City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington 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, 76.1% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.2% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (60.0%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood has more Iranian and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 1.1% have Canadian ancestry.

City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Langs. of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% 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 City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood in Arlington are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 38.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood, 40.0% 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 34.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.8%), and 12.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood is English, spoken by 64.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India, Spanish, Chinese and African languages.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood in Arlington, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (22.3%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report German roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.3%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (4.9%), among others. In addition, 28.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 City Center / The University of Texas at Arlington neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (48.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (40.8%) and 7.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Arlington H S School
818 W Park Row
Arlington, TX 76013
09-12
Bailey J H School
2411 Winewood
Arlington, TX 76013
07-08
Berry Elementary School
1800 Joyce St
Arlington, TX 76010
PK-06
Blanton Elementary School
1900 S Collins St
Arlington, TX 76010
PK-06
Carter J H School
701 Tharp St
Arlington, TX 76010
07-08
Swift Elementary School
1101 S Fielder Rd
Arlington, TX 76013
PK-06
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

ARLINGTON ISD


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District Quality Compared to Texas

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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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