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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Deer Park South median real estate price is $158,563, which is more expensive than 25.7% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 19.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Deer Park South is currently $1,854, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.8% of Texas neighborhoods.

Deer Park South is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Deer Park, Texas.

Deer Park South real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Deer Park South 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 9.1% in Deer Park South. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 44.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Deer Park South neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.9% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Texas.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.7% of the adult residents in the Deer Park South neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Deer Park South 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 44.5% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 97.0% of American neighborhoods.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Deer Park South neighborhood in Deer Park are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 64.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 24.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 74.3% 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 Deer Park South neighborhood, 44.5% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.0%), and 14.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Deer Park South neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (27.0%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Deer Park South neighborhood in Deer Park, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (50.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (7.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (1.7%), among others. In addition, 17.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Deer Park South neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (78.1%) 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 (15.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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