South Side West median real estate price is $267,564, which is more expensive than 54.2% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 41.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in South Side West is currently $2,467, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.4% of the neighborhoods in Texas.
South Side West is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Corpus Christi, Texas.
South Side West real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the South Side West 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 7.5% in South Side West. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 52.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the South Side West neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the South Side West 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 87.2% 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.
In the South Side West neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 25.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Significantly, 3.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 South Side West neighborhood in Corpus Christi are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
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 South Side West neighborhood, 38.1% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.1%), and 14.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 South Side West neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and Polish.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the South Side West neighborhood in Corpus Christi, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (43.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.4%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.9%), 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 South Side West neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (73.2%) 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 (25.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.