Carmel Park median real estate price is $388,075, which is more expensive than 69.5% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 58.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Carmel Park is currently $1,971, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.4% of Texas neighborhoods.
Carmel Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Corpus Christi, Texas. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Carmel Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Carmel Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Carmel Park. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Corpus Christi, the Carmel Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Carmel 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, Carmel 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.
The first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is that an astounding 5.3% of the households are same sex couples. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of same sex households than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the Carmel Park neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to consider.
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Carmel Park neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.7% of all American neighborhoods.
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Carmel Park (23.2%) than in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Carmel Park neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Carmel Park neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 10.1% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of all neighborhoods in America.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Carmel Park neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 33.8% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
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 Carmel Park neighborhood in Corpus Christi are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 23.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 72.8% of U.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 Carmel Park neighborhood, 43.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.0%), and 12.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Carmel Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.5%).
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 Carmel Park neighborhood in Corpus Christi, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (45.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.0%), and residents who report English roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.0%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.8%), among others.
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 Carmel Park neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (10.1%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (66.0%) 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 (23.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.