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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Horizon City East median real estate price is $174,198, which is less expensive than 71.5% of Texas neighborhoods and 79.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Horizon City East is currently $2,172, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 63.0% of the neighborhoods in Texas.

Horizon City East is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Horizon City, Texas.

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

Horizon City East has a 11.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 66.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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.

Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Horizon City East neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 26.2% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, with 1.9% of employed workers living in the Horizon City East neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 96.4% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

In addition, there are more people living in the Horizon City East neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (59.7%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Real Estate

Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Horizon City East neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 90.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer. 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.

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 Horizon City East neighborhood has more single mother households than 98.8% 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.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Horizon City East neighborhood stands out by having 90.4% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.7% of all American neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Horizon City East neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 70.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Horizon City East is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 74.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.9% of all U.S. 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 Horizon City East neighborhood in Horizon City are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 21.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Horizon City East neighborhood, 40.3% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 38.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (26.2%), and 11.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Horizon City East neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 74.0% of households. Some people also speak English (26.0%).

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 Horizon City East neighborhood in Horizon City, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (70.2%). In addition, 13.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Horizon City East neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (65.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (90.4%) 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 (7.8%) . 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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