Northtowne Village median real estate price is $141,197, which is less expensive than 79.9% of Texas neighborhoods and 84.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Northtowne Village is currently $1,694, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.0% of Texas neighborhoods.
Northtowne Village is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in El Paso, Texas.
Northtowne Village real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Northtowne Village neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Northtowne Village. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (12.9%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
The Northtowne Village neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Furthermore, with 5.7% of employed workers living in the Northtowne Village neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Northtowne Village neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 13.7% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, with more than 1.9% of residents living with a same sex partner, Northtowne Village is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Northtowne Village neighborhood's real estate landscape than 95.5% 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, 66.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
Significantly, 2.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Northtowne Village neighborhood in El Paso are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 66.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 7.2% 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 58.5% of America'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 Northtowne Village neighborhood, 38.3% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 24.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (20.4%), and 19.2% in executive, management, and professional 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 Northtowne Village neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 49.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and German/Yiddish.
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 Northtowne Village neighborhood in El Paso, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (49.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.3%), and residents who report South American roots (4.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (2.9%), along with some English ancestry residents (2.7%), among others. In addition, 21.9% 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 Northtowne Village neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.0%) 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 (15.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.