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
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr
neighborhood than in 99.1% 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, the N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
96.0% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: 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 N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr 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.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.9%
of the adult residents in the N Sam Houston Pky W / Veterans Memorial Dr neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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
In addition, 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.