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 Palestine,
the Neches / Wells Creek neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 Neches / Wells Creek neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 20.2% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Neches / Wells Creek neighborhood has more
English and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 23.4% have Irish ancestry.
Neches / Wells Creek is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Unpopulated, and rural, the Neches / Wells Creek neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 93.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.0% of all neighborhoods in America, with 32.2% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Neches / Wells Creek neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.5% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Texas, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Texas.