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, 89.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 95.7% 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 1.6% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Texas.
In addition, the Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 95.9% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
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
24.7% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 63.6% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Villa de Frontera Colonia / Villa de Martinez Colonia neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 19.9% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.6% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.