Roma, TX (Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia)




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About Roma, TX (Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia median real estate price is $126,954, which is less expensive than 59.6% of Texas neighborhoods and 59.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia is currently $630, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 98.4% of Texas neighborhoods.

Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Roma, Texas.

Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia 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.

Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia has a 15.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.3% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 95.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 96.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.8% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Texas.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 22.1% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia neighborhood in Roma are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 41.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.2% 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 Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia neighborhood, 33.1% 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 28.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.3%), and 19.2% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia neighborhood in Roma, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (95.4%). In addition, 35.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 96.9% of households. Some people also speak English (3.1%).

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 Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (73.5%) 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 (22.1%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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)

Crime
Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia 0.101011101001110
Roma 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12

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Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia 0.101011101001110
Roma 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia 0.101011101001110
Roma 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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
Veterans Memorial Elementary School
4772 E Hwy 83
Roma, TX, 78584
PK-05
Roel A & Celia R Saenz Elementary School
310 S Gate Rd
Roma, TX, 78584
PK-05
Ramiro Barrera Middle School
258 N Fm 649
Rio Grande City, TX, 78582
06-08
Ynes B Escobar Elementary School
3210 Old Escobares Hwy 83
Roma, TX, 78584
PK-05
Instr & Guide Ctr School
608 N Garcia St
Roma, TX, 78584
06-12
E Vera Elementary School
2015 N Us Hwy 83
Roma, TX, 78584
PK-05
Rt Barrera Elementary School
126 N Fm 649
Roma, TX, 78584
PK-05
Fj Scott Elementary School
800 Pfc Angel J Moreno St
Roma, TX, 78584
PK-05
Roma Middle School
2047 N Us Hwy 83
Roma, TX, 78584
06-08
Roma H S School
2021 N Us Hwy 83
Roma, TX, 78584
09-12

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