Brownwood, TX (Bluff View)




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About Brownwood, TX (Bluff View)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Bluff View median real estate price is $39,005, which is less expensive than 99.6% of Texas neighborhoods and 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Bluff View is currently $705, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 96.0% of Texas neighborhoods.

Bluff View is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Brownwood, Texas.

Bluff View real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Bluff View neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Bluff View has a 12.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.4% 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

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 Brownwood, the Bluff View neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, the Bluff View neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Brownwood neighborhood.

In addition, the Bluff View neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Bluff View neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Bluff View neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 66.3% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Bluff View neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 20.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 95.4% of all U.S. 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 Bluff View neighborhood in Brownwood are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 51.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.3% 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 Bluff View neighborhood, 28.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (26.0%), and 14.7% 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 Bluff View neighborhood in Brownwood, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (38.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.6%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.5%), among others. In addition, 12.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Bluff View neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.0%).

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 Bluff View neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (66.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (77.6%) 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 (20.2%) . 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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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Bluff View 0.101011101001110
Brownwood 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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Bluff View 0.101011101001110
Brownwood 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31

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Bluff View 0.101011101001110
Brownwood 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

BROWNWOOD 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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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Brownwood Accelerated H S School
2707 Southside Dr
Brownwood, TX, 76801
11-12
Brownwood Daep School
2707 Southside Dr
Brownwood, TX, 76801
N-N
East Elementary School
2700 Vicent St
Brownwood, TX, 76801
PK-03
Brownwood Int School
800 Rogan
Brownwood, TX, 76801
05-06
Woodland Heights Elementary School
3900 4 Th St
Brownwood, TX, 76801
PK-03
Northwest Elementary School
311 Bluffview Dr
Brownwood, TX, 76801
PK-03
Coggin Elementary School
1005 Ave B
Brownwood, TX, 76801
04-04
Brownwood Middle School
1600 Calvert Rd
Brownwood, TX, 76801
07-08
Brownwood H S School
2100 Slayden
Brownwood, TX, 76801
09-12

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FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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