Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East median real estate price is $188,896, which is more expensive than 33.5% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 25.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East is currently $2,375, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.1% of the neighborhoods in Texas.
Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in El Paso, Texas.
Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East 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 Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East, the current vacancy rate is 2.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 El Paso, the Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
One of the really interesting characteristics about the Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East 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 3.0% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Texas.
Significantly, 2.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 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 Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East neighborhood in El Paso are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 41.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East neighborhood, 35.1% 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 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.4%), and 16.8% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East neighborhood is English, spoken by 56.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean and Polish.
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 Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East neighborhood in El Paso, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (50.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.8%), and residents who report German roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (3.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.5%), among others. In addition, 13.8% 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 Apollo Heights East / Pleasant Hills East neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (76.1%) 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 (11.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.