Brighton Park median real estate price is $322,057, which is more expensive than 65.7% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 52.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Brighton Park is currently $2,505, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.7% of the neighborhoods in Texas.
Brighton Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Brighton Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Brighton Park neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Brighton Park, the current vacancy rate is 1.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Brighton Park is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
The Brighton Park neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Brighton Park neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 81.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
Did you know that the Brighton Park neighborhood has more Mexican and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 56.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 0.7% have Croatian ancestry.
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 Brighton Park neighborhood in Corpus Christi are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 89.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Brighton Park neighborhood, 39.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (19.0%), and 17.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Brighton Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 67.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (28.7%).
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 Brighton Park neighborhood in Corpus Christi, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (56.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (5.7%), and residents who report Asian roots (4.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.1%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (1.8%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Brighton Park neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (59.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.5%) 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 (5.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.