McAllen, TX (Williams Colonia)




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About McAllen, TX (Williams Colonia)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Williams Colonia median real estate price is $137,461, which is more expensive than 48.7% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 32.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Williams Colonia is currently $769, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 78.9% of Texas neighborhoods.

Williams Colonia is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in McAllen, Texas.

Williams Colonia real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Williams Colonia 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 10.1% in Williams Colonia. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 45.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 McAllen, the Williams Colonia neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Williams Colonia neighborhood has more Mexican and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 82.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 1.4% have Croatian ancestry.

Williams Colonia is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 78.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Williams Colonia neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (50.7%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Williams Colonia neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 87.2% of the neighborhoods in TX. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Williams Colonia neighborhood in McAllen are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 67.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 41.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Williams Colonia neighborhood, 49.3% 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 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.8%), and 11.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Williams Colonia neighborhood in McAllen, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (82.9%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (3.6%), and residents who report English roots (3.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (2.3%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (2.0%), among others. In addition, 31.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Williams Colonia neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 78.4% of households. Some people also speak English (19.6%).

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 Williams Colonia neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (79.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Williams Colonia 0.101011101001110
McAllen 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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Williams Colonia 0.101011101001110
McAllen 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31
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Williams Colonia 0.101011101001110
McAllen 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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MCALLEN ISD


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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

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