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 Houston,
the Old Spanish Trl / Fannin St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Old Spanish Trl / Fannin St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 84.8% of the adults living in the
Old Spanish Trl / Fannin St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.5%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Also, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character
and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America,
has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 47.0%. This
is a higher percent living alone than we found in 95.5% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals
to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.
Finally, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, Old Spanish Trl / Fannin St is
better suited for first-time home buyers than 86.1%
of neighborhoods in the state. Most homes here are priced below the
state's median house value, yet maintain comparably good appreciation
rates over the last decade relative to other neighborhoods in Texas.
Along with an exclusive multi-metric measure of neighborhood quality
developed by NeighborhoodScout that scores high here in this neighborhood,
this means that buying into the neighborhood
is not only an accessible option but considered a decent first time
home buyer choice for building equity in your first home, while being
in a quality neighborhood
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Old Spanish Trl / Fannin St neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
99.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 75.8%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Old Spanish Trl / Fannin St neighborhood has more
Asian and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 46.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 0.7% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
Old Spanish Trl / Fannin St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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.
In the Old Spanish Trl / Fannin St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 98.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
What is also interesting to note, is that the Old Spanish Trl / Fannin St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(42.0%) than are found in 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Old Spanish Trl / Fannin St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 97.8% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Old Spanish Trl / Fannin St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 93.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 98.9% of all neighborhoods in America.