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 Moon Addition Colonia / Moon Addition Number 2 Colonia neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 97.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Moon Addition Colonia / Moon Addition Number 2 Colonia is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 93.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
Moon Addition Colonia / Moon Addition Number 2 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 2.0% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Texas.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
In addition, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the Moon Addition Colonia / Moon Addition Number 2 Colonia neighborhood has more single mother
households than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Moon Addition Colonia / Moon Addition Number 2 Colonia
neighborhood than in 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Moon Addition Colonia / Moon Addition Number 2 Colonia neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 68.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.