Lizard median real estate price is $171,074, which is less expensive than 69.3% of New Mexico neighborhoods and 78.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Lizard is currently $963, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 93.0% of New Mexico neighborhoods.
Lizard is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sunland Park, New Mexico.
Lizard 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lizard 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.
Real estate vacancies in Lizard are 3.7%, which is lower than one will find in 77.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lizard is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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 Lizard neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.7% of the adult residents in the Lizard neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, the Lizard neighborhood stands out within New Mexico for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5.9% of college-friendly places to live in NM.
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Lizard neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 95.0% of all American neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Lizard neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 93.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Lizard is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 86.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Lizard neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Lizard neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (44.8%) than are found in 96.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Lizard neighborhood in Sunland Park are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 29.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 79.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Lizard neighborhood, 38.5% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.9%), and 15.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Lizard neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 86.4% of households. Some people also speak English (13.6%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Lizard neighborhood in Sunland Park, NM, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (93.0%). In addition, 44.8% 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 Lizard neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (72.8%) 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 (17.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.