Houston, TX (N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr)




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About Houston, TX (N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr median real estate price is $121,737, which is more expensive than 44.2% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 28.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr is currently $811, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 75.0% of Texas neighborhoods.

N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Houston, Texas.

N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr 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.

N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr has a 13.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.6% 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

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 N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr 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 48.3% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 99.1% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, with 1.4% of employed workers living in the N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 96.0% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr neighborhood about it; they already know. 26.0% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.8% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

In addition, the N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr neighborhood is unique for having just 5.1% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 62.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 84.1% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.


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 N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr 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 93.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 49.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 90.0% 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 N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr neighborhood, 48.3% 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 33.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.9%), and 6.4% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

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 N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr neighborhood in Houston, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (62.8%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (5.9%). In addition, 38.5% 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 N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 74.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Mon-Khmer (the dominant language of Cambodia).

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 N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (73.7%) 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 (19.5%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Houston, TX (N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

136 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr 0.101011101001110
Houston 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr 0.101011101001110
Houston 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31
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N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr 0.101011101001110
Houston 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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ALDINE ISD


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Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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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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