Brownsville, TX (Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia)




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About Brownsville, TX (Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia median real estate price is $48,002, which is less expensive than 96.1% of Texas neighborhoods and 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia is currently $633, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 91.4% of Texas neighborhoods.

Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Brownsville, Texas.

Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.1% in Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 45.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Brownsville, the Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 95.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 95.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.7% of the adult residents in the Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (60.0%) than found in 95.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 87.3% of the neighborhoods in TX. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia 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.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia neighborhood in Brownsville are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 60.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.2% 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 Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia neighborhood, 39.5% 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 39.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.7%), and 9.8% 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 Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia neighborhood in Brownsville, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (95.7%). In addition, 37.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 95.7% of households. Some people also speak English (4.3%).

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 Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (82.6%) 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 (13.7%) . 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia 0.101011101001110
Brownsville 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia 0.101011101001110
Brownsville 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31
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Cameron Park / Cameron Park Colonia 0.101011101001110
Brownsville 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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BROWNSVILLE ISD


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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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