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 Dallas,
the Elam Rd / N Jim Miller Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Elam Rd / N Jim Miller Rd neighborhood about it; they already know. 35.2%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, the Elam Rd / N Jim Miller Rd neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 98.9% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The Elam Rd / N Jim Miller Rd neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (85.9%) than found in
99.6% 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, the Elam Rd / N Jim Miller Rd neighborhood is unique for having just
3.8% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 97.4% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Elam Rd / N Jim Miller Rd
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Elam Rd / N Jim Miller Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
10.5% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Elam Rd / N Jim Miller Rd
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
41.2% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 96.7% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Elam Rd / N Jim Miller Rd neighborhood has more
Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry.