Fort Bliss Southwest median real estate price is $140,278, which is less expensive than 80.7% of Texas neighborhoods and 85.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Fort Bliss Southwest is currently $2,838, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.5% of the neighborhoods in Texas.
Fort Bliss Southwest is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fort Bliss, Texas.
Fort Bliss Southwest real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.4% in Fort Bliss Southwest. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.6% 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 Fort Bliss, the Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.8% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 31.1% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
One of the really interesting characteristics about the Fort Bliss Southwest 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 0.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Texas.
100.0% of the real estate in the Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 34.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood's real estate landscape than 95.4% 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, 66.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
Also of note, one way that the Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
More people in Fort Bliss Southwest choose to walk to work each day (15.4%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
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 Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood in Fort Bliss are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 53.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 23.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.0% 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 Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood, 42.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is the military, with 32.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (31.1%), and 26.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
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 Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood in Fort Bliss, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.3%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (13.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.1%), 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 Fort Bliss Southwest neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (68.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (15.4%) and 11.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.