50th St / Dowden Rd median real estate price is $301,070, which is more expensive than 60.8% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 48.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in 50th St / Dowden Rd is currently $1,710, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.9% of Texas neighborhoods.
50th St / Dowden Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lubbock, Texas.
50th St / Dowden Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the 50th St / Dowden Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.5% in 50th St / Dowden Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 52.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Lubbock, the 50th St / Dowden Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the 50th St / Dowden Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 78.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 50th St / Dowden Rd neighborhood in Lubbock are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 86.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 50th St / Dowden Rd neighborhood, 49.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.0%), and 12.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 50th St / Dowden Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.
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 50th St / Dowden Rd neighborhood in Lubbock, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (19.0%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (8.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.9%), along with some German ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.
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 50th St / Dowden Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.3%) 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 (10.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.