Killeen, TX (Hood Rd / Central Ave)




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About Killeen, TX (Hood Rd / Central Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Hood Rd / Central Ave real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Hood Rd / Central Ave is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Hood Rd / Central Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Killeen, Texas.

Hood Rd / Central Ave real estate is primarily made up of . Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Hood Rd / Central Ave, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Hood Rd / Central Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Killeen, the Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Hood Rd / Central Ave community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.9% 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.

Furthermore, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Hood Rd / Central Ave 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 55.7% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 99.8% of American neighborhoods.

In addition, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 14.5% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 90.2% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 58.0% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

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 Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood. In the Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 0.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood in Killeen are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood, 57.9% of the working population is employed in the military. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 55.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (44.3%), and 14.5% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood in Killeen, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report Mexican roots (12.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (6.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.1%).

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 Hood Rd / Central Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (90.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (58.0%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (21.5%) and 18.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Hood Rd / Central Ave 0.101011101001110
Killeen 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Hood Rd / Central Ave 0.101011101001110
Killeen 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Killeen 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

KILLEEN ISD


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District Quality Compared to Texas

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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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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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