Irving Heights median real estate price is $240,167, which is more expensive than 48.7% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 37.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Irving Heights is currently $1,694, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 60.5% of Texas neighborhoods.
Irving Heights is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Irving, Texas.
Irving Heights real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Irving Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.0% in Irving Heights. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 50.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Irving Heights neighborhood about it; they already know. 19.2% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.4% 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.
Did you know that the Irving Heights neighborhood has more West Indian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.2% of this neighborhood's residents have West Indian ancestry.
Irving Heights is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 67.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Irving Heights neighborhood in Irving are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 83.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 32.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Irving Heights neighborhood, 40.8% 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 29.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.8%), and 9.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Irving Heights neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 67.9% of households. Some people also speak English (28.8%).
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 Irving Heights neighborhood in Irving, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (44.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (5.4%), and residents who report Asian roots (4.9%), and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (3.2%), along with some German ancestry residents (3.1%), among others. In addition, 40.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Irving Heights neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (69.9%) 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 (20.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.