Skyview median real estate price is $222,586, which is more expensive than 39.2% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 30.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Skyview is currently $1,666, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.8% of Texas neighborhoods.
Skyview is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lubbock, Texas.
Skyview real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Skyview 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 9.4% in Skyview. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.7% 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 Skyview neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the Skyview neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 66.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Skyview neighborhood in Lubbock are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 24.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.8% 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 Skyview neighborhood, 30.7% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (26.6%), and 10.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Skyview neighborhood is English, spoken by 61.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (37.2%).
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 Skyview neighborhood in Lubbock, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (66.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (4.3%), and residents who report German roots (3.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.0%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (1.8%), 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 Skyview neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (85.0%) 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 (10.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.