Houston, TX (Renwick Dr / Gulfton St)




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About Houston, TX (Renwick Dr / Gulfton St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Renwick Dr / Gulfton St real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Renwick Dr / Gulfton St is currently $740, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 83.4% of Texas neighborhoods.

Renwick Dr / Gulfton St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Houston, Texas.

Renwick Dr / Gulfton St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Renwick Dr / Gulfton St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 27.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, the Renwick Dr / Gulfton 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 95.8% 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, the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 55,255 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.8% of the nation's neighborhoods.

Also of note, the real estate in the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 87.9% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.3% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (61.6%) than are found in 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. The Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (80.0%) than found in 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood is unique for having just 3.1% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood than in 98.9% 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.

Furthermore, from major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.5% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 58.0% have Mexican ancestry.

Renwick Dr / Gulfton St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 95.0% of 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 Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood in Houston are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 80.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood, 46.8% 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 46.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (5.9%), and 4.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood in Houston, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (58.0%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (6.1%). In addition, 61.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 83.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.

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 Renwick Dr / Gulfton St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (50.7%) 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 (17.4%) and 15.5% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Renwick Dr / Gulfton St 0.101011101001110
Houston 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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Renwick Dr / Gulfton St 0.101011101001110
Houston 0.101011101001110
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Houston 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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