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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Tierra Humida median real estate price is $239,200, which is more expensive than 46.0% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 34.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Tierra Humida is currently $2,759, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.6% of the neighborhoods in Texas.

Tierra Humida is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in El Paso, Texas.

Tierra Humida real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Tierra Humida neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Tierra Humida, the current vacancy rate is 1.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Tierra Humida is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Tierra Humida neighborhood. A whopping 94.2% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.

In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Tierra Humida neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 98.5% of all American neighborhoods.

People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Tierra Humida 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 0.9% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Texas. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

Diversity

Did you know that the Tierra Humida neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 82.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Tierra Humida is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 57.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors

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 Tierra Humida neighborhood in El Paso are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.9% 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 51.8% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Tierra Humida neighborhood, 36.6% 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 29.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (25.4%), and 8.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Tierra Humida neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 57.5% of households. Some people also speak English (42.2%).

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 Tierra Humida neighborhood in El Paso, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (82.7%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (1.5%), and residents who report Italian roots (1.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (1.3%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (1.3%), among others. In addition, 14.9% 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 Tierra Humida neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.5%) 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 (14.3%) . 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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