Kings Park median real estate price is $347,531, which is more expensive than 69.5% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 55.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Kings Park is currently $1,008, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 97.9% of Texas neighborhoods.
Kings Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lubbock, Texas.
Kings Park 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 Kings Park 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.
In Kings Park, the current vacancy rate is 2.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Kings Park is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Kings Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Kings Park neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the Kings Park neighborhood in Lubbock is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in TX, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.7% of the neighborhoods in Texas. If you are considering retiring to Texas, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Kings Park neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 58.4% 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 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Kings Park 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, 80.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Did you know that the Kings Park neighborhood has more British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry.
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 Kings Park neighborhood in Lubbock are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.9% of the neighborhoods in America. 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.
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 Kings Park neighborhood, 56.0% 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 29.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (7.5%), and 6.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Kings Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.1%).
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 Kings Park neighborhood in Lubbock, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.6%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (8.7%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.6%), 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 Kings Park neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (81.3%) 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 (8.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.