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 Carrollton,
the E Crosby Rd / School Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the E Crosby Rd / School Rd
neighborhood than in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the E Crosby Rd / School Rd neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
30.1% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Crosby Rd / School Rd neighborhood has more
Mexican and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 76.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 1.8% have Cuban ancestry.
E Crosby Rd / School Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 86.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The E Crosby Rd / School Rd neighborhood is unique for having just
3.3% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 97.8% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, of note, 62.7% 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: 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 E Crosby Rd / School Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 96.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
What is also interesting to note, is that the E Crosby Rd / School Rd
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(50.5%) than are found in 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the E Crosby Rd / School Rd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 97.1%, which is higher than 98.7% 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.
Furthermore, the E Crosby Rd / School Rd 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 91.4% 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.
Also of note, the real estate in the E Crosby Rd / School Rd 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, 83.6% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.8% of American neighborhoods.