Freeman Heights median real estate price is $154,728, which is less expensive than 76.6% of Texas neighborhoods and 82.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Freeman Heights is currently $1,260, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 91.9% of Texas neighborhoods.
Freeman Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Temple, Texas.
Freeman Heights real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Freeman Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.7% in Freeman Heights. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 46.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Temple, the Freeman Heights neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Freeman Heights neighborhood than in 98.8% 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.
Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 23.3% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Freeman Heights neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America. The Freeman Heights neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (61.8%) than found in 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.9% of the adult residents in the Freeman Heights neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Freeman Heights neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 4.2% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Freeman Heights neighborhood in Temple are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 61.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Freeman Heights neighborhood, 49.7% 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 31.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (10.1%), and 5.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Freeman Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 56.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Freeman Heights neighborhood in Temple, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (38.8%). There are also a number of people of Spanish ancestry (7.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (3.6%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (2.0%), among others. In addition, 22.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Freeman Heights neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (68.5%) 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 (17.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.