Country Club Terrace median real estate price is $251,220, which is less expensive than 51.7% of Texas neighborhoods and 63.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Country Club Terrace is currently $1,770, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.9% of Texas neighborhoods.
Country Club Terrace is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in McAllen, Texas.
Country Club Terrace real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments 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 Country Club Terrace 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Country Club Terrace. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 38.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 97.0% 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.
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 McAllen, the Country Club Terrace neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 38.4% of the residential real estate vacant, the Country Club Terrace neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 97.0% 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.
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.8%) living in the Country Club Terrace neighborhood.
Did you know that the Country Club Terrace neighborhood has more Mexican and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 72.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 0.8% have Brazilian ancestry.
Country Club Terrace is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 71.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Country Club Terrace neighborhood in McAllen are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 87.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 19.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.7% 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 Country Club Terrace neighborhood, 41.3% 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 31.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.9%), and 3.9% 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 Country Club Terrace neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 71.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Country Club Terrace neighborhood in McAllen, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (72.4%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (4.5%), and residents who report English roots (3.5%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (3.1%), along with some German ancestry residents (3.0%), among others. In addition, 23.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Country Club Terrace neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (79.2%) 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 (7.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.