About Fabens, TX (O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave median real estate price is $82,692, which is less expensive than 89.2% of Texas neighborhoods and 93.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave is currently $688, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 98.7% of Texas neighborhoods.

O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fabens, Texas.

O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave 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 8.7% in O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 50.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 41.1% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.0% of the adult residents in the O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave 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 42.8% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 96.6% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 96.5% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 98.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 91.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (44.4%) than are found in 96.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave neighborhood in Fabens are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 28.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.7% of U.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 O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave neighborhood, 42.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 25.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (13.8%), and 13.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 91.7% of households. Some people also speak English (8.3%).

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 O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave neighborhood in Fabens, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (98.9%). In addition, 44.4% 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 O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (76.0%) 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 (13.3%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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AGE OF Fabens, TX (O T Smith Rd / Railroad Ave) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Fabens Middle School
800 Walker
Fabens, TX 79838
06-08
Johanna Odonnell Int School
301 N E Camp
Fabens, TX 79838
04-05
Fabens H S School
601 Ne Ave G
Fabens, TX 79838
09-12
Fabens Elementary School
1200 Mike Maros
Fabens, TX 79838
PK-03
Tornillo Elementary School
19200 Gaby Rd
Tornillo, TX 79853
PK-02
Tornillo H S School
430 D Oil Mill
Tornillo, TX 79853
09-12
Tornillo Jh School
420 Oil Mill Rd
Tornillo, TX 79853
06-08
Tornillo Int School
300 Oil Mill
Tornillo, TX 79853
03-05
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

FABENS ISD


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District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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TORNILLO ISD


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District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

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