Artesia West median real estate price is $240,202, which is more expensive than 50.7% of the neighborhoods in New Mexico and 35.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Artesia West is currently $1,704, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 42.2% of New Mexico neighborhoods.
Artesia West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Artesia, New Mexico.
Artesia West real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Artesia West neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Artesia West has a 11.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 65.9% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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.
Our research reveals that 97.9% of commuters who live in the Artesia West neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Artesia West neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 76.6% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.4% of the adult residents in the Artesia West neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Artesia West neighborhood has more Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry.
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 Artesia West neighborhood in Artesia are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 68.9% 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 Artesia West neighborhood, 39.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.1%), and 14.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Artesia West neighborhood is English, spoken by 72.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (26.8%).
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 Artesia West neighborhood in Artesia, NM, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (50.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.4%), and residents who report English roots (4.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.6%), along with some Eastern European ancestry residents (1.9%), 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 Artesia West neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (76.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (97.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.