Pasadena, TX (Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd)




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About Pasadena, TX (Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd median real estate price is $93,966, which is less expensive than 71.7% of Texas neighborhoods and 71.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd is currently $796, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.9% of Texas neighborhoods.

Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pasadena, Texas.

Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 80.9% 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 Pasadena, the Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd 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 43.0% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 97.6% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 23.1% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd neighborhood has more Mexican and African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 62.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 3.3% have African ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd neighborhood about it; they already know. 20.7% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.6% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd neighborhood in Pasadena are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 51.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd neighborhood, 43.0% 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 36.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.3%), and 8.6% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd neighborhood in Pasadena, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (62.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (5.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.7%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (3.3%), along with some African ancestry residents (3.3%), among others. In addition, 28.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 53.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (44.7%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Spencer Hwy / Lafferty Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.0%) 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 (23.1%) . 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. 6 Condition Alerts 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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Pasadena 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
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Pasadena 0.101011101001110
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Pasadena 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of TX school districts.

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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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