Preston Smith North median real estate price is $237,846, which is more expensive than 46.8% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 35.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Preston Smith North is currently $1,842, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 53.7% of Texas neighborhoods.
Preston Smith North is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lubbock, Texas.
Preston Smith North real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Preston Smith North 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.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.3% in Preston Smith North. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 53.7% 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 Preston Smith North neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Preston Smith North 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, 93.6% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Preston Smith North neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 98.5% of all American neighborhoods.
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Preston Smith North neighborhood may actually hold the key. 69.9% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Preston Smith North neighborhood has more Eastern European and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 6.9% have Scottish ancestry.
Preston Smith North is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.2% 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 Preston Smith North neighborhood in Lubbock are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 56.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 27.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.9% of U.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 Preston Smith North neighborhood, 52.9% 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 22.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.1%), and 9.5% 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 Preston Smith North neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
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 Preston Smith North neighborhood in Lubbock, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (7.0%). There are also a number of people of Scottish ancestry (6.9%), and residents who report Asian roots (6.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.0%), along with some Spanish ancestry residents (5.6%), among others.
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 Preston Smith North neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (60.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.7%) 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 (15.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.