Marlin, TX (City Center)




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About Marlin, TX (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Marlin is $51,627, which is less expensive than 94.7% of Texas neighborhoods and 94.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Marlin City Center is currently $798, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.4% of Texas neighborhoods.

Marlin City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Marlin, Texas.

Real estate in the City Center of Marlin, TX is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Marlin City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 42.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Marlin, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

An interesting characteristic about the Marlin City Center neighborhood is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.3% of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.

In addition, the Marlin City Center neighborhood is unique for having just 2.5% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, one of the unique characteristics of the Marlin City Center neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

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 Marlin City Center neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 18.4% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Marlin City Center 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 41.1% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 96.6% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 42.5% of the residential real estate vacant, the Marlin City Center neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 City Center neighborhood in Marlin are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Marlin City Center neighborhood, 41.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 24.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.3%), and 18.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 City Center neighborhood in Marlin, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (16.7%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (9.9%), and residents who report African roots (9.9%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.0%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Marlin City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (17.3%).

Getting to Work

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 Marlin City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (68.4%) 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 (16.1%) and 10.5% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Marlin 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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City Center 0.101011101001110
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Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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MARLIN ISD


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Better than of TX school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Marlin H S
1400 Capps St
Marlin, TX, 76661
09-12
Fec The Learning Center
217 Kendrick St
Marlin, TX, 76661
M-M
Fec Aep
217 Kendrick St
Marlin, TX, 76661
M-M
Marlin El
602 Donohoo
Marlin, TX, 76661
PK-05
Marlin Middle
678 Success Dr
Marlin, TX, 76661
06-08

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