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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Godard Park median real estate price is $348,591, which is more expensive than 63.3% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 49.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Godard Park is currently $1,471, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.6% of Texas neighborhoods.

Godard Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Texas City, Texas. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Godard Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Godard Park 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.

In Godard Park, the current vacancy rate is 2.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Godard Park is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Texas City, the Godard Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Godard Park is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Godard Park is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Godard Park neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Godard Park neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.5% of the neighborhoods in TX. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 89.6% of commuters who live in the Godard Park neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Godard Park neighborhood has more Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry.

Godard Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Godard Park neighborhood in Texas City are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 63.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Godard Park neighborhood, 33.9% 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 28.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.8%), and 14.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

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 Godard Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian and Persian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Godard Park neighborhood in Texas City, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (22.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.5%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.2%), among others.

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 Godard Park neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.6%) 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 (6.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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