Dallas, TX (Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd)




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About Dallas, TX (Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd is currently $1,201, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.2% of the neighborhoods in Texas.

Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Dallas, Texas.

Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd, the current vacancy rate is 1.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd 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 99.2% 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.

In addition, 100.0% of the real estate in the Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 84.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 97.8% of all neighborhoods in America.

Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 88.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 62.2% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 80.4% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, if you're looking for an active nightlife with lots of opportunities to flirt and find romance, then you probably won't have to go too far from the Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood to find it. Only 3.2% of the neighborhoods in the country have a larger proportion of young, single professionals. The nightlife may not be reminiscent of a "Sex and the City" episode, but the people who live here find friendship, romance, fun, and socializing readily available. In addition to being an excellent choice for young, single professionals, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 73.7% of the workforce in the Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

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 Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood has more British and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.5% have Iranian ancestry.

Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood in Dallas are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.1% 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 64.2% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood, 73.7% 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 15.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.4%), and 2.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood in Dallas, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (16.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.4%), and residents who report English roots (13.6%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (11.1%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (8.9%), among others. In addition, 28.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 65.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, South Asian languages and Hindi (which is the official language of India).

Getting to Work

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 Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (81.1%) 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 (11.2%) and 7.7% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. 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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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd 0.101011101001110
Dallas 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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Skillman St / Southwestern Blvd 0.101011101001110
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Texas 28.31
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Dallas 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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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

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