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 El Paso,
the Darrington Rd / Ascencion St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Darrington Rd / Ascencion St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 98.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Darrington Rd / Ascencion St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 85.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
Darrington Rd / Ascencion St (27.6%) than in 99.0% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Darrington Rd / Ascencion St
neighborhood than in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: People
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the Darrington Rd / Ascencion St neighborhood has more single mother
households than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
In addition, if you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no
further than the Darrington Rd / Ascencion St neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools,
above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in
predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood
among the top 12.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods
across the state of Texas. In addition, there are a high proportion
of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy
for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community
support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected
by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational
attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
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.
More residents of the Darrington Rd / Ascencion St neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.